SBU continues effective operations on countering Russian aggression - Hrytsak
Today, on April 30, the President of Ukraine and the Supreme Commander Petro Poroshenko signed an Activation Order for the joint forces operation, thus terminating the anti-terrorist operation.
The anti-terrorism forces and means that were involved in the ATO on the territory of Donetsk and Luhansk regions would now be subordinated to the commander of the United Force.
“SBU will continue efficient implementation of the assigned tasks on countering Russian aggression until full restoration of the territorial integrity of Ukraine,” said Vasily Hrytsak, the SBU Head.
During four years of antiterrorist operation SBU lost 24 officers, but prevented dozens of terrorist acts against the civilian population, gained experience of successful countereffort of Russian secret services’ reconnaissance and subversive activities, gathered indisputable proofs regarding Russia`s military aggression in Ukraine for international community .
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