Contents tagged with Ukrainian Intelligence

  • Former DPR propaganda heroine joins Ukrainian counter intelligence

    Svetlana Dryuk, the former commander of the so-called Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) People’s Militia who was the archetype of the heroine in the propagandist film Opolchenochka (“Militiawoman”), has left the Donetsk territory and is now collaborating with Ukrainian counterintelligence, TSN reports.

    TSN reports that recently Dryuk gave important information to the Ukrainian intelligence agency, and that counterintelligence subsequently arranged the evacuation of the “people’s heroine of …

  • Head of Ukraine’s foreign intelligence: No Russian offensive foreseen at present

    At present, Russia is not planning to take large-scale military action against Ukraine, said General Mykola Malomuzh, former head of Ukraine’s Foreign Intelligence Service between 2005 and 2010, in a comment to InfoResist.

    In his opinion, Russian troops are being brought close to the Ukrainian border primarily for the psychological effect.

    “First and foremost, I can say that lately Russia has been constantly expanding its contingents on the western borders for two reasons. The first reason is …

  • Ukrainian intelligence: DPR and LPR armies have increased their combat readiness

    The representative for the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Vadim Skibitsky stated that military units of the self-proclaimed Donetsk and Luhansk People’s Republics have been put in a high readiness state.

    “Currently, all units of the 1st and 2nd Army Corps have increased the level of their combat readiness” reports 112 Ukraine, quoting Skibitsky.

    The representative for the Main Intelligence Directorate also stated that the Russian Armed Forces moved into …

  • New emblem of Ukrainian intelligence shows owl piercing map of Russia with a sword

    Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has presented the new head of the Chief Directorate of Intelligence of the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense, Major General Vasily Bourbeau,  to the relevant staff members. The ceremony was held against a backdrop of the new emblem of Ukraine’s Main Directorate of Intelligence.

    A new emblem of the Ukrainian intelligence was also presented at the presentation.

    The image on the emblem is set against a background of the colors of the Ukrainian flag and depicts an …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: Russia Continues to Supply Arms to Separatists

    Officers of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation are providing training for militants in Torez according to the Intelligence Agency.

    "On a training ground near Torez, they are training tank and mechanized infantry units. There are assault troops practicing offensive maneuvers under the leadership of senior officers of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation who have recently arrived in Torez," the statement said.

    In addition, Russia continues to supply pro-Russian separatists in the …