Budanov was presented with a cake in the form of a map of Russia: what did he do with it (photo)

Olga Robeyko21:23, 04.01.23

The head of Ukrainian intelligence cut the sweet gift into pieces.

Budanov today, January 4, celebrates his birthday / photo from UNIAN, Viktor Kovalchuk
Budanov today, January 4, celebrates his birthday / photo from UNIAN, Viktor Kovalchuk

The head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Kirill Budanov , celebrates his birthday on January 4, today he turned 37 years old. On this holiday, he was presented with a cake in the form of a map of Russia.

According to TSN , Budanov instantly dealt with the present – he cut it into pieces. The sweet map of the Russian Federation visually resembles the one that journalists were able to remove in December 2022 in the office of the head of Ukrainian intelligence. 

Then media representatives asked what the dismembered map of the Russian Federation means. And Budanov laughed it off, saying that everyone sees what he wants, and also explained such boundaries with a “wide marker”.

Budanov cut the "card of the Russian Federation" / photo TSN
Budanov cut the “card of the Russian Federation” / photo TSN

Who is Kirill Budanov

Budanov – Head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine since August 5, 2020, major general, participant in hostilities. Full Cavalier of the Order “For Courage”.

Since 2014, he participated in the Russian-Ukrainian war, received several wounds. 

In mid-2020, he became deputy director of the department of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, and soon headed the Main Intelligence Directorate.

When will the war with Russia end – Budanov’s forecast

According to the forecast of the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense,  hostilities in Ukraine should end by the summer of next year . To begin with, the Armed Forces of Ukraine will enter the borders of Ukraine in 1991. And after the end of the war in Ukraine, a very serious political process will begin, associated with changes in the current Russian Federation.

(C)UNIAN 2023

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