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The international investigation team of 🇺🇦, 🇳🇱, 🇧🇪, 🇦🇺, 🇲🇾 is still searching for answers. Inter alia, to determine the crew of the Buk missile system, RF officials who gave orders & the responsible for providing aid to the "DPR" and "LPR" terrorist organizations. 2/3

Latest news: suspended, dismissed, not fired!

Did Washington DC intervene, Volodymyr not following the playbook?

Zelensky Fires His Prosecutor General and Intelligence Chief -- NY Times

Ukraine war: Zelensky suspends security chief and top prosecutor | BBC News |

In a later appearance on Ukrainian TV, Andriy Smirnov, one of Mr Zelensky's top advisers, clarified that the officials have not been fired, as initially suggested, but merely removed pending an investigation.

"In order to prevent the potential influence of these two officials on criminal proceedings, which are being investigated in relation to SBU employees who are suspected of cooperation with the aggressor country, and the same applies to the prosecutor's office, the president made appropriate decisions," Mr Smirnov said.

The removal of SBU chief Ivan Bakanov, a childhood friend of Mr Zelensky, follows the high-profile arrest of a former SBU regional head in Crimea, annexed by Russia in 2014. Oleh Kulinych is suspected of treason.

The ex-Head of the SSU Department in Crimea was sharing intelligence about Ukraine with Russian special services

Until recently, Kulinich remained in office, and was dismissed by the President of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskyi, on March 2. Even before his appointment, activists warned that he could cooperate with the aggressor, emphasizes activist Serhii Sternenko.

According to him, it was Kulinich who dragged Sergei Korotkih ("Boatsman") to the SBU, who is associated with work for the special services of Russia and Belarus, in particular, the case of the murder in Kyiv of the head of the "Belarusian House" Vitaly Shyshov.

1) Nickname boatsman, Olympic rower for Russia in 1992.

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jul 18th, 2022 at 03:32:52 PM EST

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