Ukraine’s safety service mentioned Monday it had detained an informer accused of serving to Russia plot an assault on President Volodymyr Zelensky as he visited a flood-hit area.
The SBU safety service mentioned the detained lady was gathering intelligence to attempt to discover out Zelensky’s itinerary forward of his go to to the southern Mykolaiv area.
It printed a blurred picture of the lady being detained by masked officers in a kitchen, in addition to some telephone messages and handwritten notes about army exercise.
Ukraine repeatedly accuses native residents who assist Russia of passing info to assist Moscow’s army.
Zelensky mentioned on Telegram Monday that the pinnacle of the SBU had up to date him in regards to the “combat towards traitors”.
Zelensky visited the Mykolaiv area in June after it was hit by flooding brought on by the Kakhovka dam breach and in July after shelling.
The SBU mentioned that Ukraine was conscious of the plot forward of time and put in extra safety measures throughout Zelensky’s go to.
It alleged the suspect was serving to Russia put together a “huge air strike on the Mykolaiv area”.
She was allegedly searching for knowledge on the situation of digital warfare programs and warehouses with ammunition.
The SBU mentioned its officers stored monitoring the suspect to get extra info on her Russian handlers and her assignments.
Officers then caught the lady “red-handed” as she tried to cross intelligence knowledge to Russian secret providers, the SBU mentioned.
It mentioned the lady lived within the small southern city of Ochakiv within the Mykolaiv area and previously labored in a retailer at a army base there.
She allegedly photographed areas and tried to get info from private contacts within the space.
She might face a cost of unauthorised dissemination of details about the actions of weapons and troops.
If convicted, she might serve as much as 12 years in jail.
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