Svetlana Chernitskaya
D     E     C     E     A     S     E     D
Gender: Female   Female
Died: May 2008, Jenny Shepard's house, Washington D.C.
Status: Deceased- died after being shot by Mike Franks.
Portrayed by: Kathleen Gati
 First Appearance
  ●   NCIS: Judgment Day Part 1 (episode).
 Last Appearance
  ●   NCIS: Judgment Day Part 2 (episode).
List of Appearances

Svetlana Chernitskaya was the handler and fiance of former KGB hitman and Russian arms dealer, Anatoly Zhukov and who was also responsible for sending four hitmen after former Agent William Decker and NCIS Director Jennifer Shepard with the attacks resulting in the deaths of both Decker and Shepard before her own death in May 2008.



NCIS Season 5Edit

Known VictimsEdit

The following were targets/victims of Svetlana and her hit squad:

  • William Decker- (Murdered with his death being disguised to make it look like he had suffered a heart attack).
  • Sasha Gordon- (Died after suffering a broken neck, having been pushed off a parking lot).
  • Jennifer Shepard- (Was left injured during the gunfight in the diner and later died from her wounds seconds later).
  • Leroy Jethro Gibbs- (Attempted to kill, but was shot by Michael Franks).