President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky fired Valery Yevdokymov, who had been the head of Ukraine's Foreign Intelligence Service since September 20, 2019, and appointed Valerii Kondratiuk. This is evidenced by the decrees of June 5, published on the website of the President.
Valerii Kondratiuk, 50 years old, is a special services officer and a lieutenant general. From 2016 to 2019, Kondratiuk held the position of Deputy Head of the Presidential Administration during Petro Poroshenko's presidency.
Prior to that, he was the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense (2015-2016), and even earlier - the head of the Counterintelligence Department of the Security Service of Ukraine (2014-2015).
As we reported earlier, yesterday, on June 5, Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine appointed MP of the Servant of the People faction Oleksandr Tkachenko as the new Minister of Culture and Information Policy of Ukraine.
Before the appointment, Tkachenko occupied the position of the chair of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on information policy.