Ukraine Says Spymaster’s Wife Was Poisoned

KYIV (Reuters) —
Major General Kyrylo Budanov, chief of the military intelligence of Ukraine. (REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko/File Photo)

The wife of Ukraine’s military spy chief has been poisoned with heavy metals and is undergoing treatment in a hospital, a spokesperson for the agency told Reuters on Tuesday.

Marianna Budanova is the wife of Kyrylo Budanov, who heads the Ukrainian military intelligence agency GUR, which has been prominently involved in clandestine operations against Russian forces throughout the 21-month war.

“Yes, I can confirm the information, unfortunately, it is true,” GUR spokesman Andriy Yusov said, without clarifying when the incident took place.

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