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President appoints envoy in charge of SBU

It is a former regional SBU chief.

President appoints envoy in charge of SBU
Roman Semenchenko
Photo: zhitomir.info

President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has appointed Roman Semenchenko envoy in charge of supervision over the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).

Under ex-President Viktor Yanukovych,Semenchenko headed the Zhytomyr regional directorate of the SBU. Before this, he was a deputy head of the Dnipropetrovsk regional directorate of the SBU for two years.

He resigned from the SBU in 2016.

The SBU is headed by Zelenskyy's long-time friend Ivan Bakanov.

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