Will be interesting to see if/how this plays out.
Story from the Kyiv Post:
HUR Chief Budanov Says Seems Navalny Died of Detached Blood Clot
Ukraine's intelligence says cause of Russian oppositionist's death aligns with initial assertions made by Kremlin.
by Kyiv Post | February 26, 2024, 8:14 am
Video/Translation of Budanov making the statement:
Budanov is a product of the CIA:
"The Spy War: How the C.I.A. Secretly Helps Ukraine Fight Putin
For more than a decade, the United States has nurtured a secret intelligence partnership with Ukraine that is now critical for both countries in countering Russia.
Around 2016, the C.I.A. began training an elite Ukrainian commando force — known as Unit 2245 — which captured Russian drones and communications gear so that C.I.A. technicians could reverse-engineer them and crack Moscow’s encryption systems. (One officer in the unit was Kyrylo Budanov, now the general leading Ukraine’s military intelligence...
At the time, the future head of Ukraine’s military intelligence agency, General Budanov, was a rising star in Unit 2245. He was known for daring operations behind enemy lines and had deep ties to the C.I.A. The agency had trained him and also taken the extraordinary step of sending him for rehabilitation to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Maryland after he was shot in the right arm during fighting in the Donbas..."