“In 2018, 157 citizens of the Russian Federation were not allowed to enter Ukraine, including 83 propagandists,” the message said.
Moreover, the SBU uncovered and blocked 360 cyber incidents: 49 administrators of the groups in the social networks were prosecuted for the anti-Ukrainian propaganda, 29 persons were notified about suspicion and 20 sentences came into force.
The military counterintelligence exposed 152 militants of the self-proclaimed “Donetsk People’s Republic” and “Luhansk People’s Republic”, 54 of them were detained in 2018.
Besides, the SBU prevented eight terrorist acts on the territory of Ukraine; five of them were solved. Totally, 28 terrorist acts were prevented in 2016-2018.
As we reported the counterintelligence department of Ukraine’s Security Service revealed 71 people involved in the intelligence-sabotage activities of the foreign special services in Ukraine in 2018.