Ukraine president sacks security chief, cites hundreds of treason cases

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Reuters

By Tom Balmforth and Max Hunder KYIV (Reuters) – Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelenskiy sacked the head of the country’s domestic security service and state prosecutor, citing hundreds of cases of alleged treason and collaboration with Russia, as Moscow appeared set to step up military operations. Zelenskiy said more than 60 officials from the SBU security service and prosecutor’s office were working against Ukraine in Russian-occupied territories, and 651 treason and collaboration cases had been opened against law enforcement officials. The sackings on Sunday of Ivan Bakanov, head of the sec…

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