Detention

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News of Ukraine:In Kiev, arrested the agent of the Russian intelligence services, who tried to obtain secret documents in the military sphere and to recruit a representative of the defense Ministry.

In Kiev the SBU detained the agent of special services of the Russian Federation, who tried to obtain secret documents in the military sphere and to recruit a representative of the Ministry of defence. About it reports press-the SBU center.

“A native and resident of Donetsk, from time to time being in Kiev, on the instructions of the Russian intelligence services had the intention to obtain information about the personnel, security, deployment, weapons and movement along the line of differentiation of military units and formations of the armed forces and the national guard . Also he was interested in deliveries to Ukraine military weapons and equipment by countries-members of NATO, the Ukrainian-American exercises “sea breeze – 2017″, the setup data relating to the training officers of the U.S. armed forces, who are training the Ukrainian military”, – stated in the message.

According to the SBU, to this end, a spy has established confidential relations with a former officer of the armed forces of Ukraine. Through him he wanted a fee to obtain the secret materials circulating in the General staff of the APU, and details on the officials of the Ministry of defence having access to information of a private nature.

To the detainee it is reported about suspicion under article 111 (high treason) of the Criminal code of Ukraine. Materials sent to the court for election of a measure of restraint in form of detention.Investigations are continuing.