The security service of Ukraine detained the inhabitant of Odessa, which actively promoted the idea of creating a “people’s Republic of Odessa” and the federalization of the South-Eastern regions of the country.

As the press center of the SBU in Facebook, the man has published in social networks the anti-Ukrainian slogans and provoked the destabilization of the socio-political situation in the region. He also publicly called for changes in the boundaries of Ukraine and fomented inter-ethnic conflicts.

“It is established that the provocateur followed the instructions in the temporarily annexed Crimea. There he had contact with persons who are reasonably suspected of carrying out intelligence activities against Ukraine”, – noted in SBU.

At the place of residence of the detainee was searched, during which were seized computer equipment and other evidence.

The man reported about suspicion in infringement of territorial integrity and inviolability of Ukraine.