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Ivan Bakanov, sitcom producer turned spymaster

Ivan Bakanov, head of the SBU.
Ivan Bakanov, head of the SBU. © Security Service of Ukraine
The national intelligence agency boss, an early supporter of his friend Volodymyr Zelensky's presidential bid and the former head of Studio Kvartal 95, has the delicate task of reforming the SBU, a painful process requested by Ukraine's ally, the US. [...] (827 words)
Issue dated 28/01/2022 Reading time 4 minutes
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