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KIEV, January 9 (Itar-Tass) – Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich appointed Alexander Yakimenko the new head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU).
He will replace Igor Kalinin. Prior to the appointment, Yakimenko was his first deputy. The presidential administration did not provide any reason for the reshuffle.
In July 2012, Yakimenko was appointed first deputy heads of the Security Service of Ukraine and head of the main department for combating corruption and organised crime. Prior to that he headed the SBU’s branch in the Donetsk region.
Yakimenko was born in 1964. He graduated from the Yeisk Higher Air School and after graduated served in Mongolia and then in the Crimea. In 1997, he graduated from the Gagarin Air Force Academy in Russia. Yakimenko left military service in 1998.