Contents tagged with SBU

  • SBU: Russia is attempting to destabilize the situation in Ukraine

    Russian security services are trying to destabilize the situation in Ukraine, creating so-called pseudo-territorial communities, as reported by Colonel Stepan Greschuk, the head of the Main Directorate of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) for the Kyiv region, in an interview with the newspaper, Segodnya.

    Greschuk noted that the establishment of these sort of communities has nothing to do with the laws of Ukraine on local self-government or on the distribution of powers between central and …

  • Russia accuses Ukrainian Security Service of kidnapping of two Russian soldiers in the Crimea

    Interfax has reported that the Russian Defense Ministry has accused the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) of illegally detaining two Russian servicemen, and then transporting them out of the Crimea.

    “At approximately 1pm on the 20th of November, employees of the SBU illegally detained two Russian soldiers, warrant officer Maxim Odintsov and junior sergeant of contract service Alexander Baranov, and transported them out of the Crimea to the Mykolaiv region,” the Russian agency said.

    The …

  • Security Service of Ukraine says it thwarted a terrorist attack in Mariupol

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) reported on May 8th that they found a secret location in Mariupol stocked with ammunition which may have been intended for use in a terrorist attack in the city during Victory Day celebrations, as indicated in a statement on the agency’s website.

    According to SSU, law enforcement authorities found 80 kilograms of gunpowder, 600 grams of trotyl, as well as grenades, grenade launchers and nearly 2,500 cartridges of various caliber ammunition at a frozen …

  • Ukrainian SBU prevents cyber attack

    The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) prevented an attempt to damage the computer networks of Ukranian power distribution companies.

    According to the Press Center of the SBU, malicious software was detected in the networks of some regional power distribution companies.  The virus attack was accompanied by a flood of continuous calls to the support services of the regional power distribution companies.

    It is reported that the malicious software is localized.  Urgent investigative actions are …