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externalZelensky fires Security Service chief Ivan Bakanov

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July 17, 2022 10:06 pmby The Kyiv Independent news desk

According to President Volodymyr Zelensky's decree published on July 17, Bakanov, who is also Zelensky's long-time friend, was dismissed. Bakanov was appointed as the head of the Security Service of Ukraine, or SBU, in 2019.

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