SBU exposes local government officials who assisted Russia in subversive activities against Ukraine (video)
The SBU investigative department in Zaporizhia region during the investigation of criminal proceedings concerning crimes against the fundamentals of national security of Ukraine established that in the period from July 2015 to October 2018, the officials of a local authority assisted representatives of Russian intelligence in subversive activity against Ukraine. This activity was carried out through headhunting and recruitment of pro-Russian agents among residents of Zaporizhia region and other regions of Ukraine, assistance in preparation for mass actions of protest and mass disturbances, as well as through preparation, transfer of intelligence information concerning social, political and economic situation in Zaporizhia region.
In addition, during the pre-trial proceedings, it was revealed that during the mentioned period the persons had stable contacts with one of the deputy chiefs of SBU in the Dnipropetrovsk region.
The urgent investigative actions, as well as searches at the place of work and residences of the mentioned persons in order to identify and set up the circumstances to be documented.
SBU Press Centre
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