Zelensky dismissed chiefs of managements of SBU in 5 areas

Зеленский уволил начальников управлений СБУ в 5 областях

The President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky dismissed chiefs of managements of security Service of Ukraine in Odessa, Lvov, Vinnitsa, Transcarpathian and Chernivtsi regions.

These heads of regional managements of SBU scored in a negative way in the fight against contraband, Deputy head of the presidential Administration, Ruslan riaboshapka.

The names of the dismissed chiefs SBU:

  • Alexander Dovzhenko was dismissed from the Management of SBU in Odessa region;
  • Alexander Tkachuk – out of SBU in the Lvov region;
  • Oleg Zozulya from SBU in Vinnytsia region;
  • Vladimir Ponuka – SBU in the Transcarpathian region;
  • Ruslan Storozhuk – SBU in the Chernivtsi region.

What else changes Zelensky held in the SBU?

June 3 dismissed Viktor Kononenko from the post of Deputy Chairman of the SBU; before that, Vitali Malikov from the post of the first Deputy head of the SBU and the duties of the head of the Antiterrorist center at the security Service. The post left the head of head Department SBU in Kiev and Kiev region Oleg Valenchuk.

Before that, on may 30, Zelensky brought in Parliament representation about dismissal of 2 Ministers and heads of SBU Vasily Gritsak. However hrycak and all of his deputies filed a letter of resignation is still may 20. In the end, Council did not vote for the resignation of Hrytsak, and he still heads the Department.

First Deputy Chairman of SBU, the President appointed Ivan Bakanova, his colleague in “the Quarter”. For this Bakanova even awarded the rank of Lieutenant.