September 26, 2022

KEY POINTS

  • An investigation revealed the ex-official of the Kharkiv Metropolis Council was recruited by the FSB staff
  • The recruitment was finished in early March 2022
  • The suspect has been detained underneath Half 2 of Artwork. 111 of the Legal Code of Ukraine

The Safety Service of Ukraine (SSU) reported discovering a “mole,” who was working as an worker of the coordination headquarters of the SSU directorate in Kharkiv Oblast.

In line with SSU spokesman Artem Dekhtiarenko, the suspect labored for the Russian particular companies.

An investigation revealed the ex-official of the Kharkiv Metropolis Council was recruited by staff of the FSB of the Russian Federation in March.

As a part of his task, he acquired a job on the Anti-Terrorist Headquarters of the Safety Service of Ukraine in Kharkiv Oblast.

The unidentified individual, who has now been detained, had entry to a number of data associated to Ukraine’s SSU and the Armed Forces. He allegedly transferred the contact particulars of SSU staff to the Russian forces. He additionally handed on data such because the offensive routes of the Armed Forces of Ukraine and places of checkpoints and army tools, in keeping with Pravda.

Officers mentioned the knowledge Russian occupiers obtained was used to redeploy their very own models to be able to shield them from the artillery strikes of Ukraine’s Armed Forces. The Russian forces additionally used this knowledge to plan sabotage, in addition to huge artillery and focused missile assaults in Kharkiv Oblast.

In line with the SSU, the “mole” was given safety ensures for him and his household in change for cooperation.

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“Irrespective of how the Russian Federation tries to weave its agent community in varied authorities, we systematically oppose it. Right this moment, this has grow to be one of many most important priorities of the Service. In any case, efficient work to establish enemy brokers and collaborators not solely lets you save a whole bunch and 1000’s of lives, but additionally usually brings our victory nearer. And cleansing the SBU is among the vital areas of such exercise. All traitors will probably be severely punished!” performing head of the Safety Service of Ukraine, Vasyl Malyuk, mentioned within the assertion [Google Translate showed].

The suspect has been detained underneath Half 2 of Artwork. 111 of the Legal Code of Ukraine (treason dedicated underneath martial legislation), the assertion added.

For the reason that battle in Ukraine started on Feb. 24, 1000’s of troopers from each Ukraine and Russia have misplaced their lives. Many civilian casualties have additionally been reported.

Nevertheless, Worldwide Enterprise Occasions couldn’t independently confirm the claims.

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