Ukraine’s Security Service exposes group of anti-Ukrainian social media propagandists

Source : 112 Ukraine

Nine people carried on agitation for the country aggressor and have been getting funds from Russia
18:03, 5 November 2018

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The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) exposed nine pro-Russian propagandists in Odesa, Kyiv, and Sievierodonetsk during September and October. They carried on agitation for the country aggressor, as the press office of the Security Service reports.

‘The perpetrators who were financed by the Russian intelligence published sent from Russia political news and called to hold actions of resistance and mass gatherings,’ reads the message.

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In particular, they called for the overthrow of the constitutional order and the state power in our country, as well as supporting terrorist of so-called “Luhansk People's Republic” and “Donetsk People's Republic.”

Published by SBU video shows a man who admits that he has been publishing posts on socials calling to forge so-called “Odesa People’s Republic,” as well as agitated the residents of Odesa to unite with unrecognized Transnistria and later become part of Russia.

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‘By the design of Russian curators, the propagandists had to influence the process of upcoming Ukraine’s Presidential elections through the manipulation of the public opinion of the Internet users,’ SBU claimed.

As it was reported earlier, SBU exposed an anti-Ukrainian network, which has been receiving tasks from Putin’s Administration.

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