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 Ukraine Air Force Senior Lieutenant Arrested Spying for Russia - SBU

The Security Service of Ukraine exposed Ukrainian aviation officer who was involved in espionage in favor of the Russian special services.

SBU Head's Adviser Markian Lubkivskii said this Monday at a briefing in Kyiv, Censor.NET reports citing Interfax.

"The Security Service Counter-intelligence forces has stopped during the raid the spying activity of the Armed Forces of Ukraine serviceman, who tried to hand over classified information regarding the Air Force involvement in the ATO to the Russian FSB," he said.

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According to him, the SBU detained the officer and prevented the transmission of confidential information used during the flight of fighters. Specifying the details of the incident, the adviser to the head of the SBU reported that the detainee is a military aviation officer - Senior Lt., born in 1983; engaged in espionage for a cash reward.

The official added: "He collected the materials that could interest buyers and recorded them on a flash drive. The evidence of illegal activity was taken from him during his arrest. He was detained in Kyiv trying to pass the information to FSB officer."

 
 
 
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