Ukraine
Presidential office tightens grip on security apparatus

Andriy Yermak, head of Bankova, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Andriy Yermak, head of Bankova, and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. © Ukrainian Presidency via Abacapress.com/Reuters
With the defence ministry under pressure, wartime reshuffles and Russian threats abounding, Kyiv's security chiefs are on tenterhooks, as the one-year anniversary of the invasion looms. The presidential office, run by Andriy Yermak, has become the nerve centre of Kyiv's wartime security response. [...]
Published on 14.02.2023 at 06:00 GMT Reading time 3 minutes

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