In Dnipropetrovsk region SBU apprehends administrator of separatist groups in social media (video)
In Dnipropetrovsk region the SBU apprehended an administrator of separatist groups in social media who was tasked by the Russian secret services with conducting active anti-Ukrainian propaganda.
The representatives of the Russian secret services recruited the citizen of Zhovti Vody in September 2015. A 31-year old man spread materials prepared in the Russian Federation (articles, photos, videos, caricatures), aimed at discrediting Ukrainian state and the army, popularization of DNR/LNR terrorist organizations, incitement of ethnic hostility and propaganda of entering Ukraine to the Russian Federation.
In addition, the terrorists’ accomplice informed his handlers about the social and political situation in Dnipropetrovsk region, the readiness of the population to protest actions because of raising tariffs for utilities, studied the possibility of organizing a Russia-paid “tariff maidan” in order to destabilize the social and political situation in the region.
A criminal case under Part 2 Article 110 (encroachment on territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine is launched. Investigative actions are under way.
Please be reminded that recently the SBU apprehended a citizen of Dnipro who conducted active anti-Ukrainian propaganda.
SBU Press Center
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