Those arrested in the occupied Crimea on suspicion of subversive activity Ukrainians allegedly confessed they prepared the acts of sabotage and gathered intelligence on military facilities on the peninsula. Interfax reports this referring to the interrogation video of the arrested Ukrainian Dmytro Shtyblikov.
Shtyblikov allegedly admitted that he is a serviceman of the Armed Forces of Ukraine. It is reported that he told about the tasks set by the Head Office of Intelligence Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, namely: "the selection of objects for the acts of sabotage" and the collection of "intelligence data on the deployment, organizational structure of military units in the Crimea and conducting exercises on the peninsula".
Shtyblikov said that according to the legend, he worked in the Russian Civil Defense Ministry for legalization on the territory of Crimea. Ostensibly to the annexation of the Crimea his legend was that he worked as a journalist in the Novos center.
"As to the non-governmental organization, center Novos was to study the security of the Black Sea region, intelligence objectives, collect information about the parts of the Black Sea Fleet in the territory of Crimea, study the internal political situation and review the national organizations, including the Crimean Tatar", agency reports.
The report said that another detainee, Oleksiy Bessarabov also admitted that he is a Ukrainian military.
"After graduating from military school and served as the assistant, senior assistant of information-analytical department of the Ukrainian Navy Marine intelligence center in Odesa he became special intelligence officer of Naval Forces of Ukraine", reads the statement.
Earlier it was reported that the FSB detained another so-called "Ukrainian saboteurs" who allegedly were planning sabotage on strategic sites of the occupied Crimea in Sevastopol on November 9. The detainees are allegedly members of the "terrorist group of the Ukraine’s Defense Ministry Intelligence Service".
Leninsky District Court of Sevastopol ruled the decision to arrest three “Ukrainian saboteurs” for two months, who supposedly prepared terror attacks in the Crimea.
Earlier the agency reported names of the three detainees – Oleksiy Bessarabov, Dmytro Shtyblikov, Volodymyr Dudko.