Recruited Kharkiv Resident Prepared Murder of a Ukrainian Intelligence Officer

January 9, 2020
SBU Counterintelligence Department prevented murder, organized by the Russia’s special services

Special services of the aggressor country planned to avenge Ukrainian intelligence officer for successful operations against illegal armed formations “L/DNR” terrorist organizations, in particular, for the participation in annihilation of a group of the Russia’s Armed Forces officers, one of which had a title of a “Hero of Russia”.

Kharkiv resident, recruited by Russia’s special services, prepared to commit assault in apartment block, where intelligence officer resides, planting improvised explosive device. Actions of the subversive threatened the lives of many civilians.

SBU counterintelligence officers and investigators together with the “A” Center of Special Operations officials detained the attacker with explosives in the house.