Kharkiv region: SBU stops activities Russian special services network (video)
The SBU CI officers stopped the activity of the information network of the Main Directorate of Russia’s General Staff of the Armed Forces, under the procedural supervision of the Regional Prosecutor's Office in Kharkiv.
The SBU operatives established that three local residents, including the active officer of the National Police in Kharkiv region, were involved in the network.
While conducting the investigative actions, the SBU officers documented the connection between the members of the network and the General Staff of the Russia’s Armed Forces, as well as the facts of transferring the operative information (including classified data) by the Police Captain of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine. The offenders also handed the personal data of the ATO members to the Russian supervisors.
During the special operation, the law enforcers detained the members of the intelligence network. On searches in the offenders’ residences, the SBU officers seized the material evidence confirming the fact of executing criminal tasks in the interests of Russian special services.
The offenders were served a notice of suspicion in committing the crime of state treason (Part 1 Article 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine). The issue of choosing the measure of restraint in the form of custody is being decided.
The urgent investigative and operative actions are under way.
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