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 Stir-up about mobilization on social networks is the work of Russian special services, SBU says

The Security Service of Ukraine believes that the pumping of the situation with the mobilization on social networks, particularly in Vkontakte (VK) network is staged by the Russian security services.

This was stated by Advisor to the head of the SBU Markiian Lubkivskyi, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainian News.

"There is no physical confrontation regarding mobilization. The situation is pumped up on social networks, it's all the Kremlin bots (paid internet commentators - ed.)," Lubkivsky said.

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He added that this scenario is well known to the SBU, and the Russian special services are not doing anything new.

Earlier, Prime Minister Arsenii Yatseniuk noted that the purpose of the escalation of the conflict in the Donbas by Russia is to disrupt the next phase of mobilization and negotiations with the International Monetary Fund.

 
 
 
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