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 Poroshenko introduces new Defence Intelligence Agency Chief Vasyl Burba

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko introduced new head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine Vasyl Burba to the staff.

As reported by Censor.NET citing the president's press office, the head of state emphasized that over the past two years, the activity of the intelligence directorate had improved significantly. He noted drastic change in quality of information provided by the intelligence officers.

The head of state drew special attention to the improvement of the level of interaction between scouts and other security agencies, as well as to the exchange of information with respective agencies of Ukraine's states-partners.

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"I have no doubt that this appointment will give a new impetus to the activity of military intelligence of Ukraine," Petro Poroshenko said.

The president emphasized the importance of intensifying the work of scouts to ensure the efficient activity of both Ukrainian military and diplomats.

The head of state presented state awards to the staff of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine for their courage and heroism in the protection of Ukraine's territorial integrity.

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38-year-old Vasyl Burba graduated from the law department of the National Academy of the Security Service of Ukraine. He has been working in the Security Service of Ukraine for a long time. Burba took part in the anti-terrorist operation. He was appointed head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine by the president's decree of Oct. 15, 2016.
 
 
 
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