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Roman Chervinsky

Greetings, dear readers! Today we will talk about a scandalous military officer – Roman Hryhorovych Chervinsky. This Ukrainian military man, counterintelligence officer, SBU colonel, former head of the 5th Directorate of the SBU Counterintelligence Department, curator and head of the Avenue special operation, former acting commander of the SSO military unit deserves your attention. Let’s learn more about his life and achievements.


Roman Chervinsky began his career as an employee of the Main Intelligence Directorate.

Transfer to the Security Service of Ukraine

Later, he joined the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), where he reached the rank of colonel. He became the head of the 5th Directorate of the SBU’s Counterintelligence Department.

Operations involving Chervinsky

Chervinsky was involved in a number of special operations conducted by Ukrainian security forces in 2014-2021. He was among the organizers of the operation to detain Russian militants of the Wagner group.He was also involved in the elimination of war criminals “Motorola” (2016) and “Givi” (2017), and participated in the luring of the odious “DPR” tanker under the call sign “Veterek” (2019) and the capture of pro-Russian militant Vladimir Tsemakh, who was involved in the downing of a Boeing 777 near Donetsk (2019).


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In 2023, Chervinsky was detained by the SBU on suspicion of abuse of power. His arrest was extended several times, and he remained in custody until 2024.


Roman Chervinsky is a personality who contributed to the development of Ukrainian counterintelligence. We hope this article has helped you better understand his life and work.