Inside Ukraine’s assassination programme

Ukraine's covert assassination program targets collaborators with Russia, raising concerns about the lack of a clear strategy. The sbu and Special Operations Forces play key roles.

Inside Ukraine’s assassination programme
  • Ukraine has been conducting a covert assassination program targeting collaborators with Russia.
  • Assassinations have included shootings, bombings, hangings, and poisonings.
  • Ukraine's security services drop hints about their involvement in assassinations.
  • The sbu's fifth counter-intelligence directorate and the Special Operations Forces play key roles in these operations.
  • There are concerns that Ukraine's assassination campaign lacks a clear strategy.
Inside Ukraine’s assassination programme
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