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The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has published documents belonging to mercenaries from the Private Military Company (PMC) Wagner which confirm that it is a secret detachment of Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate (GRU).
“Russia continues to lie shamelessly, trying to justify its crimes committed throughout the world. The Kremlin doesn’t stop ‘shouting’ that its GRU armed divisions are not protecting dictator regimes in Sudan and Syria, and were not involved in the killing of …
The Party Social and Political Platform of Nadiya Savchenko nominated her as a candidate for Presidency of Ukraine by unanimous decision, stated civil network OPORA on Saturday, January 26.
"The delegates held pomegranates in their hands and chanted "Freedom to Nadiya Savchenko, freedom to Ukrainian political prisoners,” the statement reads. OPORA added that Savchenko’s program includes changing the Ukrainian political system constitutionally.
As noted on Savchenko's page on Facebook, more …
The press service of the Ukraine Security Service or SBU identified and reported more than 300 pro-Russian social network accounts on Facebook and Twitter which SBU believes were created to intervene in the presidential elections in Ukraine in 2019.
According to DBU, these accounts were intended to be used during the Ukrainian presidential election for targeted political advertising. Ukrainian law enforcement officials have submitted information on the identified accounts to the …
Ukrainian law enforcement authorities are investigating the disappearance of icons from the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra which is being rented by the Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Moscow Patriarchate (UOC MP), Interfax-Ukraine reports, citing Ukrainian Culture Minister Yevhen Nyshchuk.
“A full inventory has already been partially done. We are now being sent full reports. There are some losses from the icons in the Kyiv Pechersk Lavra,” the Minister noted. “On the other hand, it shouldn’t be said …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) started an investigation into a possible attempt to seize power in the country in 2018, Ukrainsky Novyny news outlet reported, citing the materials of the court.
According to the SBU, a conference called the “First national Ukrainian Congress” or “FNUC” was held in Prague in May 2018. Its participants declared the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, the General Prosecutor's Office and the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine illegitimate and criminal …
The Ukrainian Security Service (SBU) expelled a Belarusian citizen, Pavel Karnazytsky and banned him from entering Ukraine for three years. Karnazytsky had often taken part in TV programs on different Channels and positioned himself as a political observer, reported the SBU’s website.
"The SBU blocked the destructive activity of the Belarusian citizen Pavel Karnazytsky who disseminated anti-Ukrainian propaganda in the territory of our country. Operatives found out that the foreign national, …
The counterintelligence department of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has discovered that three out of the 42 prisoners from Luhansk who were handed over to Ukraine at the start of December had been recruited by the Luhansk People’s Republic’s (LPR) Ministry of State Security.
The SBU press service reported that prisoners had been coerced to sign tacit collaboration pledges through threats and psychological pressure. Presumably, they were expected to collect information about the …
The counterintelligence department of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has uncovered a network of Russian intelligence agents and arrested its leader, announced Volodymyr Nestyuk, head of the counterintelligence department, on Thursday December 27.
“Notably, on December 20 its leader was arrested – a citizen of Ukraine, born in 1961, a first rank captain of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in reserve, who also has Russian citizenship,” UNIAN cites Nestyuk as saying.
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Russia orchestrated a powerful DDoS attack on the Ukrainian Defense Ministry website at the same time as its border guards were attacking and capturing the Ukrainian boats in the Kerch Strait, said Major General Volodymyr Rapko, head of the Ukrainian General Staff’s Main Directorate for Communications and Information Systems, at a press conference on Monday, December 17.
“In the entire state cybersecurity system, the Armed Forces of Ukraine hold one of the leading places. The relevant …
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has asked Vasyl Hrytsak, head of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU), to have the counterintelligence department investigate civil servants to find out whether they have relatives with Russian citizenship.
The Ukrainian President announced this at a press conference on Sunday in Kyiv, when asked if the SBU had determined whether Serhiy Semochko, first deputy head of the Ukrainian Foreign Intelligence Service, has Russian citizenship.
“We have a large …