Ukrainian deputy defence minister resigns, citing ‘baseless’ corruption allegations

KYIV, Jan 24 —Ukraine’s deputy defence minister responsible for supplying troops with food and equipment resigned this morning, citing “media accusations” of corruption that he and the ministry say are baseless.

A statement on the defence ministry’s website said that Vyacheslav Shapovalov’s resignation was “a worthy deed” that would help retain trust in the ministry. — Reuters