Contents tagged with GRU

  • 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 xmail.net" and the phrase "on the order of …

  • Bellingcat names retired Russian military intelligence officer involved in downing of MH-17

    On Wednesday, February 14, independent expert and journalist group Bellingcat released a new report about the investigation of the downing of the Malaysian Boeing aircraft, which had been operating Malaysian Airlines flight MH-17 in the airspace above the Donbas. The document establishes the identity of an individual officer, nicknamed ‘Gloomy’, who had apparently been involved in the carriage of ‘Buk’ anti-aircraft missile system that caused the Boeing to crash.

    The report’s authors noted …