Zelensky dismisses the UOC MP lobbyist Trofimov from the Presidential Office
This is stated in the presidential decree on dismissal and appointment, Ukrainska Pravda reports.
"Release Serhiy Trofimov from the post of First Deputy Head of the Presidential Office in accordance with the application submitted by him," the document says.
By another decree, Zelensyky appointed Trofimov as his out-of-state adviser.
It was previously reported that Trofimov might be dismissed due to the unsatisfactory work of the OPU with the heads of regional state administrations and the failure of the Servant of the People Party in local elections.
Trofimov, a former producer of Studio Kvartal 95, is among other things involved in church policy issues in the President's Office. The politician himself does not deny the fact that he is a parishioner of the Moscow Patriarchate and visits the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra.
As RISU has reported, the Liturgy at the monastery of the UOC-MP near Kyiv was attended by a man resembling the First Deputy Head of the Office of the President of Ukraine, SerhiyTrofimov.