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Kyrylo Budanov

Kyrylo Budanov

Head of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense
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Short biography

Kyrylo Budanov is a Ukrainian military man, head of the Main Directorate of Intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.

Brief biography

Budanov was born on January 4, 1986 in Kiev.

There is no information in open sources about where Budanov studied. There is also almost no information about where Budanov worked or what positions he served in.

It is known that from 2014 Budanov was a participant in the Russian-Ukrainian war.

Special operation in Crimea

According to unofficial reports in August 2016, Budanov was a participant in a special operation in Armyansk in occupied Crimea, which resulted in significant losses for the Russian military.

Assassination attempt in Kiev

Three years later, Budanov was assassinated in Kiev. A Russian saboteur with documents in the name of Alexei Lomak planted a mine in Budanov's Chevrolet Evanda, which detonated prematurely.

They detained him and the sabotage group that was supposed to blow up the Ukrainian spy.

The media speculate that in this way the Russians were trying to get even with Budanov for the special operation in Crimea.

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'This is the way of development': Budanov talks about the future dominance of unmanned ships

"This is the way of development": Budanov talks about the future dominance of unmanned ships

Ukraine has destroyed a third of the combat potential of the Russian Black Sea Fleet