Russia is saying about the detention in the occupied Crimea the citizen of Ukraine, who called the alleged employee of the main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine. It is reported by RIA «Novosti» with reference to own sources in law enforcement bodies.
«Detained in Simferopol, the alleged employee of the DIU Ukraine. Seized a grenade, a pistol, items for the manufacture of IEDs,» — said the Agency interlocutor.
In turn, the speaker of the Ministry of defence on ATO Andrei Lysenko denies the detention of another «Ukrainian saboteurs» in occupied to the Crimea. He said this in comments to UNIAN.
«The security services of Russia are on the path of innovation and now lies are being spread not only on Mondays but on Wednesdays. Once again it concerns the alleged seizure of Ukrainian saboteurs, in fact, no Ukrainian soldier no one was detained in the territories which are temporarily occupied,» – said Lysenko.
«All our troops are in their places, and the Russian propaganda wants to do so, to blame Ukraine and to show the international community our allegedly aggressive intentions,» – said Lysenko.
«We understand that the territory of the occupied Crimea, thousands of military retirees that have served in the Soviet Union and independent Ukraine, so this is the potential for some of them to declare the Ukrainian saboteur. Therefore, we would not be surprised if Russian intelligence services and on Fridays and other days of the week to announce the capture or detention of another «Ukrainian saboteurs». Actually this does not happen, the Ukrainian military», – said the representative of the Ministry of defense.
Last week, the FSB stated that on 9 November in Sevastopol detained «participants diversionno-terrorist group of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine». It later emerged that the detained Bessarabov, Alexey Evgenyevich, Shtyblikov Dmitry Medvedev and Dudko, Vladimir.
Three suspected of preparing acts of sabotage were arrested.
The intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine has denied that in the Crimea detained its employees.
Rossm said that they had arrested a Ukrainian «spy». Defense Ministry refutes 16.11.2016