"Security officials detained an agent of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense (GUR MO) of Ukraine, sent to the territory of our country with the aim of committing a terrorist act," the message says.
It is noted that a resident of the Kyiv region Tsylyk Oleksandr Viktorovych, born in 1998, confessed that he was recruited and acted on the instructions of Lieutenant Colonel Maksym Leonidovych Kyrylovets, born in 1988, the head of the sector - an employee of the operational group of the Operations Department of the Special Reserve of the GUR Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
According to the FSB, the attack was planned to be carried out by detonating two improvised explosive devices with a total mass of 1.5 kg in TNT equivalent.
To equip caches and transfer improvised explosive devices to Russia, the detainee, accompanied by M. Kyrylovets and two military intelligence officers, illegally crossed the state border of the Russian Federation.
During his second arrival in Russia, O. Tsylyk was detained red-handed with weapons of destruction on his way to the scene of the crime.
"As part of the initiated criminal case, the necessary operational-search measures and investigative actions are being carried out," the FSB said.
As we reported, the activities of the agent network of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation were revealed in the Donetsk region.