Ukraine’s Security Service detains person of interest in case of General Shaitanov case

Source : 112 Ukraine

A detainee had an arms depot of firearms and ammunition
19:22, 16 April 2020

Ukraine's Security Service

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained a person of interest in the case of General Shaitanov, a former employee of the Special Operations Center A, who was in touch with Russia’s FSB Colonel Yegorov as the SBU reported.

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At the place of residence of the detainee, the arms depot of firearms and ammunition were spotted.

“Law enforcers confiscated disposable anti-tank rocket launcher RPG-26, rifle-attached grenade launcher and two grenades for it, STEYR 1914 pistol with a silencer, carbine gun, Mauser-Werks rifle, self-made gun with a silencer, three RGD-5 grenades and fuse assemblies, a material similar to the plastid, 12 detonating pistols and over 9,000 bullets of different caliber,” the message said.

A detainee is suspected in the illicit handling of weapon, ammunition or explosives. The restrictive measure will be chosen for him.

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As we reported, the counterintelligence of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) detained Major General of the service Valeriy Shaitanov who planned the murder of volunteer Adam Osmayev on the assignment of the Russian special services.

According to the materials of the case, Shaitanov, who is one of the former heads of the Special Operations Center A of the SBU, was in the secret service under cover name Bobyl with FSB Colonel Igor Yegorov.


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