A 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 the aggressor country, according to the press service of the SBU.
“The law enforcers established that the official was recruited by the Russian intelligence during his long business trip abroad. The operatives of the SBU documented that the official used special equipment to collect information about the activity of the governmental bodies as a task of Russian handlers. The perpetrator transmitted the obtained data through electronic channels of communication,” the statement says.
The service added that the spy was detained at his workplace. A criminal case was opened against him on the suspicion of high treason.