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Anti-terrorist exercises will be held on April 21st in the Henichesk district of the Kherson region which borders on the Russian-annexed Crimea, as reported by Krym.Realii.
"These are ordinary systematic drills, which we conduct from time to time," the head of the Kherson SBU HQ administration’s press service, Victoria Shakula, explained.
According to her, the exercise will be conducted by the Coordinating Group of the Antiterrorist Center under the management of SBU (Security Service of …
The website of the state-owned company, Document, which handles the registration and issuance of passports and ID-cards, ceased its work for an indefinite period of time, according to a message that appeared on their website.
"For technical reasons, none of the services of the Passport Service, including registration and issuance of passports and ID-cards, are being conducted," the message says.
The press secretary of the State Enterprise, Document, Volodymyr Polishchuk, stated on channel 112 …
A spokesperson of the so-called Ministry of State Security or MGB of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic, Maria Petrova, said that the man behind the killings of the separatist leaders Arsen Pavlov, aka “Motorola” and Mikhail Tolstykh, aka “Givi”, is a high-ranking SBU officer named Alexei Petrov, Rossiya 24 TV channel reported.
Petrova alleges that there are special units in the Department of Counterintelligence of the SBU that are conducting a "terrorist war" against the Donbas. …
On April 5, the Office of the Prosecutor General of Ukraine (GPU), together with the Security Service (SBU), began searches of the PJSC (public joint stock company) Ukrnafta. 50% + 1 share of Ukrnafta belongs to Naftogaz of Ukraine (NAK), and 42% of shares are held by Ihor Kolomoyskyi and Gennadiy Bogolyubov, who are former shareholders of PrivatBank [the largest bank in Ukraine, which was nationalized at the end of 2016].
The press service of Ukrnafta said that searches are being conducted in …
Officials of the Security Service disclosed an attempt by Russian special services to recruit a resident of the Luhansk region, who worked in Russia.
According to the Security Service’s press service, the Ukrainian came to the attention of Russian special forces in late 2016 during an illegal stay in Russia.
“The man was unofficially employed in a company, and this fact was used to pressure him and coerce him to go against the interests of Ukraine,” the Security Service noted.
After the man …
The National Anti-Corruption Bureau of Ukraine (NABU) is checking the legal basis of directing funds towards the refinancing of certain Ukrainian banks as well as the involvement of the leadership of the National Bank of Ukraine (NBU) in this process. This was stated Artem Sytnyk, Chairman of the NABU.
"For several months already we have been conducting criminal proceedings that involve the management of the NBU, related to the spending of money allocated to a number of commercial banks for …
Ukrainian special services cannot yet give a clear answer as to whether Pavel Parshov was an agent of the FSB. Pashov is the main suspect in the murder of the former deputy of the State Duma, Denis Voronenkov. Russia has opened a criminal case for his assassination, which took place in Kiev.
"In the case of Parshov, whether he really was an agent of the FSB or not hasn’t been proven. We are still working on it. There is no such information. We read all of this on Facebook and other …
The testimonies of Russian special services agents, arrested in the spring of 2014, indicate that Russia planned to gradually establish control over all regions of Ukraine, as indicated by the former head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) departments in the Donetsk and Luhansk regions, General Oleksandr Petrulevych, on the air of 112 Ukraine.
"According to our information, as well as radio interceptions and intelligence messages, three phases were planned: the first was meant to seize …
Ukrainian intelligence has no information about the trip of Putin's Press Secretary, Dmitry Peskov, to Luhansk. However, there is information about the arrival of an adviser to Vladimir Putin,Vladislav Surkov, as reported by Ukrainskaya Pravda with reference to sources in intelligence.
"According to our information, Surkov arrived in the occupied territories on March 28," the interlocutor clarified. "We do not have information about Peskov's arrival."
In turn, the representative of the …
In the near future, the National Security and Defense Council (NSDC) will review the concept of reforming the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), President Petro Poroshenko said.
"In the near future, the NSDC will consider reforming the Security Service using the best practices of NATO member countries. It is assumed that certain functions of the Security Service that are not inherent in the classical security services will be gradually given over to other law enforcement agencies," he said at …