The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained an employee of the Cabinet of Ministers who is an assistant to the Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman, Stanislav Yezhov. This was stated in the comment to 112 Ukraine by the representative of the Cabinet of Ministers in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Vadym Denysenko.
"Information that this person could have been engaged in illegal activities, was known for a long time, and his work recently was “watched”, " Denysenko said.
Denysenko confirmed that the detainee was Stanislav Yezhov.
According to media reports, Yezhov accompanied Groysman in all international meetings and in all trips. It is also reported that earlier Yezhov worked in Ukrainian embassy in the U.S., and in the Presidential office.
As it was reported earlier counter-intelligence officers of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) uncovered an official of the Secretariat of the Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers who was working in the interests of the intelligence of Russia.
The service added that the spy was detained at his workplace. A criminal case was opened against him on the suspicion of high treason.