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The organizer of the Russian intelligence network in the Kharkiv region was exposed by the counterintelligence service of the Security Service of Ukraine.
According to the press service of the department, the traitor turned out to be a 49-year-old native Kharkiv resident, who has been living temporarily since 2014 occupied Donetsk. He was recruited and acted on the instructions of the representatives of the Main Directorate of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation.
He associated the residents of Kharkov, mostly pensioners, participants of the pro-Russian protest actions of the so-called "anti-Maidan" ; in 2014, striving for the reunification of the former Soviet republics and restoration of the USSR.
The traitor's informants collected data on the socio-political situation in the region, and also on the location and movement of military equipment and ;Personnel of the Armed Forces of Ukraine.
In during the investigation, the fact of receipt and transmission of intelligence information about specific types of military equipment of the Ukrainian army, their quantity and movement around the city was documented.
Investigators of the SBU announced a traitor in absentia suspicion of committing a crime under Part 2 Article 111 (high treason committed under martial law) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine.
The sanction of the article provides for up to 15 years deprivation of liberty or life imprisonment with confiscation of property.
Prepared by: Sergey Daga