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Ukraine's foreign intelligence chief sacked

Viktor Hvozd was appointed when Oleksandr Turchynov was acting president.

Ukraine's foreign intelligence chief sacked
Viktor Hvozd

President Petro Poroshenko has dismissed the head of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, Viktor Hvozd, the presidential website has reported.

Viktor Hvozd was appointed head of the Foreign Intelligence Service by then acting President Oleksandr Turchynov on 27 February 2014.

From 2008 to 2010, Hvozd headed the Defence Ministry's main intelligence department.