Andriy Yermak, Zelensky’s chief of employees, redefines energy in wartime Ukraine | EUROtoday

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KYIV — If actor and comic Volodymyr Zelensky’s prime credential when he was elected in 2019 was that he’d performed a president on TV, the highest qualification of his omnipotent chief of employees, Andriy Yermak, was being Zelensky’s pal.

The head of the workplace of the president, as Yermak’s publish is formally identified, has all the time wielded monumental affect in Ukraine. Wartime situations, together with martial regulation, have concentrated extraordinary authority within the presidential administration, making Yermak maybe essentially the most {powerful} chief of employees within the nation’s historical past — just about indistinguishable from his boss.