Agent of Russia special services detained in Kyiv

Source : 112 Ukraine

He tried to receive information about Sea Breeze drills and enlist the representatives of the Defense Ministry
17:29, 14 July 2017

Security Service of Ukraine

The law enforcements detained the agent of the Russian special services in Kyiv. He tried to receive the confidential military documentations and enlist one of the representatives of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. The press service of the Security Service of Ukraine reported this.

According to the report, the detained is the native-born and citizen of Donetsk. He arrived in Kyiv from time to time and by order of the Russian special services he tried to receive information about the military personnel, guaranteeing, dispositions, weaponry and transfer along the line of demarcation of the troop commands and formations of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and National Guard of Ukraine.

Also, this man was interested in the supplies to Kyiv of the military equipment and armament by the NATO country-members; Ukrainian-American drills Sea Breeze-2017, identification data about the officers-instructors from the USA who perform the preparation of the Ukrainian militaries.

‘The spy established the confidential relations with the former officer of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He wanted to receive the secret content from the General Staff of the Ukrainian Armed Forces and the identification data about the officers of the Defense Ministry who have the access to the confidential information’, the message noted.

At the moment the detained is suspected under the article 111 (treason against the State) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine and the materials are directed to the court for the applying of the measure of restraint in the form of the imprisonment.

The Ukrainian-American drills Sea Breeze-2017 started in Odesa on July 10.

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