New commander of Canadian army has Ukrainian roots

15:50, 15 July 2016
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A newly-appointed commander of the Canadian Army became a military official of the Ukrainian descent, Paul Wynnyk, according to Canadian Ambassador to Ukraine Roman Waschuk.

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"Lieutenant-General Wynnyk, the grandson of Ukrainian resettlers in Alberta from Stryi, assumed command of the Canadian Army," wrote Waschuk.

Read alsoFree trade with Canada: Ukrainian perspectiveCanadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also congratulated Lieutenant General Paul Wynnyk with the appointment July 15.

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