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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has introduced new governor of Kharkiv region Oleksiy Kucher amid his working visit to the region.

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"I'd like to introduce new Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration Oleksiy Volodymyrovych Kucher. My congratulations, Oleksiy, for now, and we'll see the results," Zelensky said at a meeting on challenges faced by Ukraine's state-run Ukroboronprom concern, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

Kucher entered the Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine's parliament, as a member of the Servant of the People Party in the 179th majoritarian district.

According to the local news outlet Kharkiv Today, Kucher is 34 years old, he is a lawyer. He worked in courts and the prosecutor's office, specializing in criminal cases.