The head of the SBU stated that there had been gross violation of human rights, international rules and obligations on the part of Russia as aggressor state. He noted that in the midst of public protests in Kyiv, Russia delivered lethal weapons to Special Forces of the Ukrainian Interior Ministry and Security Service including grenades, special means intended for murder of peaceful protesters which were provided and delivered by a special plane of the Russian Interior Ministry.
According to Nalyvaichenko, to date, investigation of the involvement of foreign security services in suppression of public protests and harassment of activists, as well as organizing provocations against the embassies of Ukraine's partner countries continues.
"Each of you, dear ambassadors of our partner countries, was under surveillance. A former head of the SBU, who is now under investigation and will be prosecuted for numerous crimes, tried to present your embassies as the main instigators, organizers extremists, who allegedly sponsored public protests," he said.