Russia’s FSB detains Russian citizen in Crimea on suspicion of espionage

Detained is allegedly collected secret military information for Ukraine
13:18, 29 November 2019

Defense Post

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained a Russian woman in Sevastopol on suspicion of espionage in favor of the intelligence of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. It was reported by TASS, referring to information provided by the Center of Public Relations of Russia’s FSB.

"A Russian citizen detained in Sevastopol by a Russia’s Federal Security Service, who was recruited by the Ukrainian special services and purposefully collected secret military information in favor of the Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, was arrested on suspicion of state treason," the statement informs.

Related: Russian fleet has 37 ships in Black Sea, - intelligence

It is reported that a criminal case was initiated under Art. 275 of the Criminal Code of Russian Federation ("State Treason").

As we reported earlier, Center of Public Relations of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) declared that the ships, which had been returned to the Ukrainian side, were in normal condition and toilets were “attached”, Interfax informed.

FSB also distributed a video showing Ukrainian ships from the inside - with toilets, towels and a Ukrainian uniform. Security Service claims that ships were returned in the same condition.

Related: Russia has plans B and C for Donbas, - Ukrainian intelligence

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