Donetsk, May 16 — DAN. Denis Petkun has been appointed deputy chairman of the Donetsk People’s Republic government and head of the Government Office.

The decree on Petkun’s appointment was published on the official website of DPR Acting Head Denis Pushilin. The DPR leader announced a Cabinet reshuffle on Monday. Petkun is replacing  Denis Tsukanov who has been at the post since last November.

Petkun previously worked as deputy head of the DPR Government Office. Prior to that, he occupied the post of deputy director of the Regional Industrial Policy and Project Management Department under the Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade.*jk