According to the Decree of Ukrainian President No. 326/2015 of 11 June, 2015, Pavlo Zhebrivskyi was appointed as a Head of Donetsk Regional State Administration (RSA).
The Head of State noted that the new RSA Head have an experience of the anti-terrorist operation – served as a volunteer in the reconnaissance battalion of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, took part in the battles against terrorists near Debaltseve. Apart from combat missions, he also engaged in psychological and informational campaign among local population. “Such experience is extremely important, because you will manage the work of military-civilian administration. Our main task is not to return territories, but to return souls poisoned by Russian propaganda,” Petro Poroshenko emphasized.
From August till December, 2014, Pavlo Zhebrivskyi served as a Sergeant Major of the 54th separate Guards reconnaissance battalion. He took part in cruel battles during anti-terrorist operation. When he returned from front, he headed one of the Departments at the Prosecutor General’s Office of Ukraine.
We sincerely congratulate Pavlo Ivanovych on appointment to a high and responsible position. We wish you success and new achievements for the sake of our Motherland – Ukraine!