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Kirill Vyshinsky, head of the publication RIA Novosti Ukraine and a suspect of high treason, publicly refused his Ukrainian citizenship in favor of his Russian citizenship, which he received in 2015, during a trial in the Kherson Oblast Appeals Court.
"I appeal [for help] to [Ukrainian] President [Petro] Poroshenko regarding my withdrawal from Ukrainian citizenship and ask you to transfer this statement to the presidential administration. From this moment, I consider myself only a citizen of …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) initiated criminal proceedings against several Ukrainian media outlets for broadcasting the Victory Day parade in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic (DPR), reported the Deputy Chairman of the People's Front faction in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, Victoria Syumar.
Victoria Syumar earlier sent a request to SBU about the matter.
The response of the security services, which MP posted on her page in Facebook, said that a criminal case was opened …
Russian journalist Arkady Babchenko is alive. He appeared in front of the TV cameras during the briefing of the head of the Ukrainian Security Service (SBU). According to SBU, the "murder" of the journalist was staged.
Babchenko greeted everyone and apologized for what everyone had to go through. He also apologized to his wife.
"A separate apology goes to my wife. Olga, I'm sorry, but there were no options. The operation was prepared for two months, " he said.
He also thanked the SBU for …
The International Investigative Team Bellingcat reported that during their investigation, they managed to identify one more Russian military who is likely involved in the downing of the MH17 flight. In response, the Russian Ministry of Defense called their findings “speculation.”
“What attracts attention is that the investigators’ speculation, which is dismal in its stupidity, is based on the imitation of a radio intercept conversation of unidentified persons, which was published on July 18, 20 …
The Federal Security Service of Russia claimed that it stopped the activity of an extremist group in the Crimea created by Erol Veliyev, an assistant to Verkhovna Rada lawmaker and Crimean Tatar Leader Mustafa Dzhemilev, Russian media reports.
According to the Russian special services, the group was established in Kharkiv under the supervision of Refat Chubarov and with the support of the Security Service of Ukraine. Two athletes, former boxers A. Steshenko and A. Tretyakov were named as co- …
Deputy Chairman of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), Viktor Kononenko, told Ukrainski Novyny that the SBU has sent out 47 summons for questioning for people related to the case of high treason against Chief Editor of RIA Novosti, Kirill Vyshinsky.
According to Kononenko, interrogations are scheduled to take place soon. He informed media that all searches have been carried out to completion, including investigation of the RIA Novosti-Ukraine office.
Kirill Vyshinsky was arrested near his …
Vasyl Hrytsak, Head of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU), gave US State Department Special Representative Kurt Volker and US Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch evidence of Russia's involvement in crimes against humanity on Ukrainian territory.
The SBU Press Center reports that Hrytsak specifically transmitted materials about the involvement of the Russian army in the shelling of Mariupol and Volnovakha in 2015, an event that resulted in the deaths of 48 Ukrainians.
"Along with the escalation of …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) stated that the head of RIA Novosti-Ukraine, Kirill Vyshinsky, was accused of state treason, Press Secretary of the Security Service, Olena Hitlyanska reported on Facebook.
On May 15, the SBU conducted searches in the office of RIA Novosti-Ukraine. Hitlyanska stated that Vyshinsky was detained.
Earlier, the SBU revealed that, together with the Prosecutor's Office of the Autonomous Republic of Crimea, the activities of a network of media structures …
The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) announced on its website that it has learned of plans to send roughly 100 fighters from the Wagner Private Military Company (PMC) into the Donbas.
“Russia’s intelligence agency continues to use Wagner mercenaries to escalate the combat in eastern Ukraine. According to the SBU’s information, in the next few days roughly 100 fighters from the Wagner PMC will arrive in occupied Donetsk to support the DPR terrorist group,” the report states.
The SBU claims to …
Russia’s intelligence agency attempted to abduct a Russian from Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) reported. The SBU did not name the citizen in question.
According to SBU, the Russian came to Ukraine in 2014 “as a sign of disagreement with the Kremlin’s aggressive policy”.
For the operation, Russian intelligence agents hired a group of residents of the Kharkiv region headed by a former police officer. The group had worked periodically in Russia. The members of the group were …