Kyrylo Budanov

Ukrainian major general (born 1986)
Kyrylo Budanov
Kyrylo Budanov, head of the HUR MOU (cropped).jpg
Official portrait, 2019
Chief of the
Main Directorate of Military Intelligence of Ukraine
Incumbent
Assumed office
5 August 2020
Personal details
Born (1986-01-04) 4 January 1986 (age 36)
Kyiv, Ukrainian SSR
SpouseMarianna Budanova
Alma materOdesa Military Academy
Military service
AllegianceUkraine
Branch/serviceEmblem of the Ukrainian Armed Forces.svg Armed Forces of Ukraine
RankMajor general
UnitMilitary intelligence

Kyrylo Oleksiyovych Budanov (Ukrainian: Кирило Олексійович Буданов; 4 January 1986) is Chief of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine[1] and Major General.[2]

Biography

Russian-Ukrainian war

From 2014 he took part in the Russo-Ukrainian War.[3]

Attempt in 2019

On 4 April 2019, Budanov's Chevrolet Evanda car was blown up by a Russian with documents in the name of Alexei Lomaka, who planted a mine, but it detonated prematurely. The attacker and the sabotage group that was supposed to blow up the Ukrainian spy chief were detained.[3][4]

Military ranks

  • Brigadier general (24 August 2021).[5]
  • Major general (3 April 2022).[6]

Awards

  • Full Knight of the Order for Courage.

See also

References

  1. ^ Указ Президента України № 308/2020 «Про призначення К.Буданова начальником Головного управління розвідки Міністерства оборони України», Президент України, 5 серпня 2020
  2. ^ Указ Президента України № 207/2022 «Про присвоєння військового звання генерал-майора бригадному генералу БУДАНОВУ Кирилу Олексійовичу», Президент України, 3 квітня 2022
  3. ^ a b Воєнна розвідка України отримала нового очільника, Defense Express, 6 серпня 2020
  4. ^ "Крим, Донбас, гібридні війни, дезінформація: новий начальник ГУР назвав завдання на посаді". Новинарня (in Ukrainian). 2020-08-10. Retrieved 2020-08-11.
  5. ^ Указ Президента України № 428/2021 «Про присвоєння військового звання»
  6. ^ Указ Президента України №207/2022
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