Bakanov: SBU prevented three terrorist attacks in Ukraine

Ivan Bakanov told about the achievements of the security services in combating terrorism

While the security Service of Ukraine is trying to reform itselffor the first half of 2020, progress has been made in the protection of the state prevented three terrorist attacks and arrested several people involved in it.


This was announced by the head of intelligence Ivan Bakanov, the press service of the SBU.

According to him, detained four people who are involved in preparing for terrorist attacks.

“Fight not with the consequences of crime, and to counteract their Commission is an important priority of our work. Every Ukrainian should be confident that he and his family are safe no matter what faith, political affiliation, or what his social status” – said Bakanov.

He also noted that within six months, the courts issued 53 sentence – encroachment on territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine, 28 – for terrorist activities. In addition, 254 foreigners implicated in terrorism and the activities of extremist religious organizations banned entry in Ukraine.


Recall that the biggest special operation of the SBU in recent years has been the detention of General security service Valery Shaytanov, working for the FSB. It is also suspected of involvement in the murder of volunteer Adam Osmayev.

As reported “Today” in the night from 14 to 15 July in Kiev found dead the employee of SBU. Near the man’s body was found a certificate in the name of the investigator of the security Service for particularly important cases of the Novel a Mortgage.