NABU to probe into possible treason, espionage by ex-SBU chief The High Anti-Corruption Court ruled that the watchdog open the investigation.
19:50, 21 November 2019
Ukraine's Rada rejects resolutions to dismiss defense minister, SBU chief The motions were submitted by President Volodymyr Zelensky.
15:00, 06 June 2019
Zelensky tables motions in parliament to sack two ministers, SBU chief The Presidential Administration of Ukraine is also drafting a motion to dismiss Prosecutor General of Ukraine Yuriy Lutsenko.
16:07, 30 May 2019
Poroshenko awards 'Hero of Ukraine' title to SBU chief The relevant decree has been published on the president's official website.
19:14, 09 May 2019
Ukraine security chief: Attacks on pro-Russian church's temples coordinated by FSB Russia is playing a "religious card" to destabilize Ukraine and sow discord.
15:20, 18 February 2019
Top security official in Ukraine warns of "extremely wide" spectrum of Russian meddling in Ukraine's elections This is about ultimate destabilization across the country, the SBU chief stresses.
14:40, 18 February 2019
SBU confirms counterintelligence officers were on board navy boats captured by Russia This is a normal practice of providing counterintelligence support to the Ukrainian Navy units.
13:00, 27 November 2018
MFA Ukraine on sham elections in Donbas: "Russia playing poker" A Ukrainian diplomat predicted new sanctions against the Kremlin over the illegal voting in the occupied parts of eastern Ukraine.
10:40, 12 November 2018
Ukrainian MP was in 2015 set to take lead of "Bessarabian People's Republic" – SBU chief The deputy is still a member of the Ukrainian parliament. However, the country's top security official did not disclose the name of the MP in question.
23:10, 09 October 2018
SBU head tells British counterpart of Russian plan to destabilize situation in Ukraine ahead of elections The two security chiefs held a working meeting in Kyiv Wednesday.
09:00, 04 October 2018
Over 3,200 POWs returned to Ukraine since Donbas war started – Hrytsak This is a result of painstaking work by the Center, volunteers, military, prosecutors and other structures, the SBU chief said.
16:30, 25 June 2018
SBU: Ruban included in militants' swap list Hrytsak said Savchenko had changed her lawyer.
19:35, 12 May 2018
SBU chief to Poroshenko: Level of terrorist threat for Ukrainians highest since independence Criminal activity of Ruban's group has been documented by the SBU for a long time.
20:12, 09 March 2018
Ukraine's security service: Uncontrolled militant leaders in Donbas eliminated by Russia's Wagner <p>Chief of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak claims that members of the Russian private military company (PMC) Wagner have been involved in the elimination of opposition-minded militant leaders in Russian-occupied Donbas in eastern Ukraine, according to an UNIAN correspondent, reporting from the official's briefing in Kyiv on October 7.</p>
12:12, 09 October 2017
SBU chief to counterpart from FSB: "Do you realize that Putin is not forever?" <p>Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) Vasyl Hrytsak appealed to the head of the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation Alexander Bortnikov with a demand to stop plotting terrorist acts on the territory of Ukraine, RBC reports.</p>
09:00, 04 September 2017
SBU chief praises tightening entry rules for foreigners, suggests criminal penalty for MPs visiting Russia <p>Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak has told a Kyiv briefing Saturday he believes that it is necessary to introduce criminal liability for people’s deputies and politicians for their trips to Russia, 112 Ukraine TV channel reports.</p>
17:40, 02 September 2017
Russia’s FSB plotting terrorist attacks, high-profile assassinations of state officials in Ukraine – SBU chief <p>The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, which is the successor of KGB, over the last month deployed to Ukraine three sabotage groups tasked with committing terrorist attacks and assassinations of public and political figures, Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Pavlo Hrytsak told a Kyiv briefing on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.</p>
19:10, 17 August 2017
SBU names number of Ukrainian hostages in Russia, occupied Donbas <p>Pro-Russian militants in Donbas are holding 134 Ukrainians in captivity, while 411 citizens of Ukraine are considered to be missing, head of the security service of Ukraine, Vasyl Hrytsak told TSN.</p>
10:00, 24 July 2017
Putin orders intel services to achieve "reset of Ukraine’s ruling regime" - SBU chief <p>President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin instructed his aides and intelligence services to achieve a "reset of the ruling regime in Ukraine," head of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak told a Saturday briefing in Kyiv, according to an UNIAN correspondent.</p>
18:50, 22 July 2017
SBU: Ransom demands in cyberattack "only cover-up" <p>Head of the Security Service of Ukraine Vasyl Hrytsak during a Tuesday briefing in Kyiv said that cybercriminals who had set up and executed cyberattacks on computer networks across Ukraine pursued goals completely different from profiting from unlocking computers blocked by malware.</p>
18:30, 04 July 2017