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 Terrorist mop up operation is underway in Odesa: 12 people arrested - SBU

In Odesa, the Security Service has detained 12 people suspected of separatism.

SBU press secretary Olena Hitlianska said at a briefing, Censor.NET reports citing Ukrainski Novyny.

"The operation to mop up the city from the terrorists is underway in Odesa... 12 people have been detained in the last couple of hours," she said.

The detainees are suspected of active separatist activities.

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Printed anti-Ukrainian propaganda materials were confiscated from them.

Earlier, the SBU said that the pro-Russian forces intend to destabilize the situation in Odesa and create the "Odesa People's Republic" on May 2.

 
 
 
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