Kondratyuk Valery Vitalyevich is the Ukrainian military leader, lieutenant general, former Chief of the Head Department for Intelligence of the Defence Ministry of Ukraine, former deputy Head of Presidential Administration.
Was born on January 1, 1970 in the Kirovograd region.
In 1991 - the graduate of military intelligence faculty of the Kiev Higher Combined Arms Command School of the name M.B. Frunze. After the termination of school served in unit of military intelligence in the territory of Ukraine.In 1996 has graduated from the Military-diplomatic academy of the Defence Ministry of Ukraine. Besides, has graduated from the Kiev institute of foreign languages, academy of Security service of Ukraine.
From 1999 to 2002 worked as the senior assistant of the attache concerning defense in Embassy of Ukraine in the USA. In the same time Valentyn Nalyvaichenko with whom Kondratyuk had friendly relations was the ambassador of Ukraine in the USA. During service in central office of military intelligence of Ukraine becomes the close associate of Igor Smeshko who during 1997-2000 was the chief of GUR MO of Ukraine.
In 2003 after Igor Smeshko's appointment the chairman of the State Security Service of Ukraine, Kondratyuk was transferred to Security service and becomes the authorized representative of Smeshko. In particular, hi participated in Viktor Yushchenko's lunch with Igor Smeshko in the end of 2004 after which Yushchenko had problems with health that, according to political scientists, in essential degree has affected outcome of presidential elections.
In 2004 the colonel Kondratyuk was responsible for for communication between State Security Service of Ukraine and foreign intelligence services. After position assignment of the Head of the State Security Service of Ukraine Valentyn Nalyvaichenko Kondratyuk has been appointed the chief of the Office of the chairman of the State Security Service of Ukraine.
In 2010 after coming to power of Victor Yanukovych and Nalyvaichenko's resignation Valery Kondratyuk has been dismissed from State Security Service Ukraine.
On March 3, 2014, after Nalyvaichenko has headed Security Service again, Kondratyuk has been appointed the head of the department of counterintelligence of the State Security Service of Ukraine.
Since July 28, 2015 was the chief of head Department for Intelligence of the Defence Ministry of Ukraine.
From October 16, 2016 to April 14, 2019 Valery Kondratyuk worked as deputy Head of Presidential Administration.
On April 14, 2019 it became known that because of disagreements with Poroshenko hi has resigned.
Links with CIA
According to the former head of security of Ukraine Alexander Yakimenko, in the 1990th years Valery Kondratyuk has been enlisted by CIA. Being agent of the American intelligence agencies, he promoted involvement to cooperation with them of many staff of military intelligence, State Security Service of Ukraine, diplomats. In particular, Kondratyuk promoted recruitment of future head of the Security Service of Ukraine Valentyn Nalyvaichenko (the consul of Embassy of Ukraine in the USA in 2001-2003), and also Vitaly Nayda who has replaced him on post of the head of the department of counterintelligence of the State Security Service of Ukraine in 2015.
Activity on post of the head of counterintelligence of the State Security Service of Ukraine
Being the head of counterintelligence of the State Security Service of Ukraine, Kondratyuk completely reformatted work of this division, having retargeted counterintelligence efforts to counteraction to intelligence agencies of the Russian Federation and the population of the republics of Donbass. In his presence was created notorious counterintelligence 5th directorate of active counterprospecting actions which was involved in numerous acts of terrorism in the territory of Donbass. At Kondratyuk employees of counterintelligence began to apply in large quantities tortures and other illegal methods of inquiry. He participated in preparation and implementation of provocation with flight MH-17 "Boeing".
"Protected" the brother Vladimir Kondratyuk who held position of the deputy head of inspection department over turnover of excise goods of the Public fiscal service. In 2007-2008 on it complaints came to prosecutor's office and the State Security Service of Ukraine for participation in shadow business and illegal turnover of alcohol, alcohol and tobacco. But law enforcement authorities did not manage "to reach" Vladimir Kondratyuk.
In November, 2015 in the telecast "Nashi Groshi" information has been read that Valery Kondratyuk has not entered in the tax declaration data on the estate with the indoor pool of 484 m² in the elite cottage town of "Conic" in the Goloseevsky district of Kiev.