A 25-year-old Ukrainian citizen suspected of spying was brought before the Lefortovo Court in Moscow.
A 25-year-old Ukrainian citizen suspected of spying was brought before the Lefortovo Court in Moscow. His personal information is not disclosed.
“The Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation, in the course of operational search activities, discovered and stopped the espionage activities of a 25-year-old citizen of Ukraine. Following the instructions of the foreign special services, the suspect transmitted information about objects, military equipment, fortifications and combat positions of our military units and subunits,” the Russian FSB said.
During the raids, technical equipment was seized from a citizen of Ukraine, in which geospatial information was found revealing the location and activities of the Vostok troop group of the Russian Armed Forces, which was participating in a special military operation on the territory of the Kiev Region of Ukraine.
“The transfer of this information to representatives of a foreign state was used against the security of the Russian Federation. The Investigative Department of the FSB of Russia initiated a criminal case for an offense under Art. 276 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Espionage”).
The suspect is currently in custody. The defendant faces life imprisonment in a strict regime colony.