The officers of the Security Service of Ukraine exposed the representatives of the local authorities in Zaporizhia region who cooperated with Russian intelligence from July 2015 to October 2018, reports the press office of SBU.
The officials, who worked for the aggressor engaged pro-Russian agent assets and picked up people from the local residents, who in the interest of Russia held protests, organized riots and collected information about the social-political and socio-economic situation.
The pre-trial investigation established that the suspects had contact with the deputy chief of SBU in Dnipropetrovsk region.
SBU holds investigative search actions, including searches at the place of work and residence of the suspects.
Reportedly, at least 450 attempts to destabilize the situation in Ukraine by the Russian Federation were recorded for June 2018.