Contents tagged with Russian intelligence

  • Ukrainian Security Service uncovers Russian intelligence agent network 

    The counterintelligence department of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has uncovered a network of Russian intelligence agents and arrested its leader, announced Volodymyr Nestyuk, head of the counterintelligence department, on Thursday December 27.

    “Notably, on December 20 its leader was arrested – a citizen of Ukraine, born in 1961, a first rank captain of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in reserve, who also has Russian citizenship,” UNIAN cites Nestyuk as saying. 

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  • Klimkin: Russian diplomats in Ukraine are working for Kremlin intelligence services

    Speaking at the 7th Euro-Atlantic Forum in Kyiv, Ukrainian Minister of Foreign Affairs Pavlo Klimkin said that he is sure that almost all Russian diplomats in Ukraine are working for Russian intelligence services.

     “Regarding the [Russian] consuls. We reduced their number here in Ukraine. We kicked out everyone who worked for the service. In fact, almost all of them work for intelligence services. Our diplomatic relations are only in the virtual space, here we have Russian intelligence …

  • SBU: Russian intelligence attempted to abduct Russian citizen from Ukraine

    Russia’s intelligence agency attempted to abduct a Russian from Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reported. The SBU did not name the citizen in question.

    According to SBU, the Russian came to Ukraine in 2014 “as a sign of disagreement with the Kremlin’s aggressive policy”.

    For the operation, Russian intelligence agents hired a group of residents of the Kharkiv region headed by a former police officer. The group had worked periodically in Russia. The members of the group were …

  • Security Service of Ukraine: 18 Russian spies have been detained in Kharkiv

    During a broadcast of Ukrainian Pryamoi TV channel, the head of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), Vasyl Hrytsak reported on the detention of a large group of Russian spies in Kharkiv.

    "Recently, on August 17, a large ‘residentura’ [group of Russian intelligence agents] was detained in Kharkiv. It consisted of 18 people. Criminal cases have already been opened against seven of the detainees,   and 16 searches have already been carried out. All of the detainees used to conduct sabotage and …

  • Security Service of Ukraine detained the head of the Yavoriv military training area on suspicion of working for Russian intelligence

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) suspects the head of the Yavoriv training range of working for the Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU) of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia. This is evidenced by the June 21st decision of the Shevchenkovsky district court of Kyiv, where, at the investigator's request, a laptop, mobile phone, three DVD-ROMs, a flash drive were seized as evidence, along with a piece of paper with the inscription "quarto" and the phrase "on the order of …