The Security Service of Ukraine and the National Guard unit of the Interior Ministry seized the headquarters of the militants and detained LPR battalion commander Vladimir Kovalenko near Popasna in the Luhansk region.
This is reported y Censor.NET citing the press center of the SBU. The so-called "battalion" was part of a gang of Oleksii Mozhovyi formed from the local criminals and notorious by its robberies and torture of the local population. "At the instructions of Mozhovyy the militants gathered information about the flights of military and civil aviation," the statement says.
They seized the Ukrainian aeronautical charts, reference management tools and electronic support operations all airports in Ukraine. "The collected data on their airfields in the area ATU fighters passed their leader, run by Russian special services", - the press-center.