21 January 2018, Sunday, 7:33

Vakulchik appointed the KGB chief


Lukashenka has appointed Valery Vakulchyk a chairman of KGB.

At the new position Vakulchyk replaced Vadim Zaitsau, who was dismissed on 9 November.

Instead of him Valiantsin Shaeu has been appointed the chairman of the Investigatory Committee of the Republic of Belarus. Formerly he was a deputy chairman there.

By his first education Valery Vakulchyk is a tankman, however in 1992 he finished Higher courses of military counterintelligence of KGB and since 1991 has been working in the agencies of national security. In 2008 he chaired the Operational and analytical center subordinated to Lukashenka. On 24 October 2011 he was appointed the chairman of the Investigatory Committee.