Yehor Bozhok: “The Veteran Organization Should Express and Defend the Interests of All Employees of the SZRU”


The Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine hosted a general meeting of veterans of foreign intelligence, which decided to establish a Council of Veterans of the SZRU, approved its structure and held election of members of the Council.

A New Book About the Intelligence Has Been Written By Hryhoriy Rudenko

April 18, 2018

At the end of last year, the Chairman of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine Yehor Bozhok, while greeting the veteran of the intelligence Hryhoriy Rudenko on the professional holiday, promised to help publish a long ago written book of Hryhoriy Rudenko’s thoughts about the Foreign Intelligence.
April 18, 2018, they met again at the veteran’s home, and the head of the SZRU personally handed to the 93-year-old Hryhoriy Rudenko the published with the assistance of the SZRU in a hard cover 440-page book “Foreign Intelligence: History and Facts. Investigations, Memoirs, Reflections”.

According to Hryhoriy Rudenko himself, to write a book of memoirs about his work during the Cold War, and in general to share his thoughts about the role of intelligence in the history of mankind, he had repeatedly been advised by the Head of the Fund of Veterans of the Foreign Intelligence of Ukraine Lieutenant-General of the Reserve Leonid Rozhen, asking him to recall the past and return to writing. For a long time Hryhoriy Matviyovych did not dare. And only after his 90th birthday he began to generalize his vision and express his own understanding of this rather specific kind of human activity.

The SZRU Chairman Met with the “Living Legend” of the Ukrainian Foreign Intelligence Hryhoriy Rudenko

December 1, Chairman of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine Yehor Bozhok visited the outstanding intelligence officer Hryhoriy Rudenko and greeted him on the occasion of the 26th anniversary of the Foreign Intelligence.

Veteran of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine Hryhoriy Rudenko Has Turned 90

February 7, 2015

February 7, 2015 accomplished 90 years veteran of the Ukrainian Foreign Intelligence Service Rudenko Hryhoriy Matviyovych, whose life is filled with many colorful events.

The Death of the Ukrainian Foreign Intelligence Service Veteran Vasyl Miakushko

October 27, 2014

On October, 26, at the age of 92 the legendary veteran of the Ukrainian Foreign Intelligence Service, the Honorary President of the Fund of Foreign Intelligence veterans Vasil Omelyanovich Miakushko passed away. Vasil Miakushko will go down as the long-time head of the Ukrainian intelligence of 1 9 6 0 – 1 9 8 0-ties. He contributed greatly to the formation and strengthening of intelligence departments, to collecting political, economic, scientific and technical intelligence and to its implementation at the enterprises of the republic’s powerful defense industry complex. He retired as a major general in 1991.

Honouring of veterans of World War II in the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine

May 08, 2014

On the occasion of the Victory Day celebration, a number of activities for honouring Intelligence Service veterans – participants of World War II took place in the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine.

Meeting in the patronaged lyceum

December 13, 2012

On December,12, employees of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine and representatives of the charitable organization “The Fund of Foreign Intelligence Veterans and Officers ” held a lesson of courage to the Kyiv lyceum-boarding school № 23 “The Cadet Corps” pupils, who are under the patronage of the Service.