"Investigators of the Prosecutor General's Office have received information that the representatives of the security service of the Russian Federation visited Ukraine during the Maidan. 27 people visited the country in December, seven people - in late January, and another seven people including Russian Federation Presidential Administration representative Vladislav Surkov arrived Feb. 20," Horbatiuk said.Read more: "There is no reason to talk about Russian trace in execution of Heavenly Hundred," - Prosecutor General
According to him, these facts were scrutinized by the PGO investigators. Investigation revealed that the delegations visited Ukraine to gather intelligence.
"They were gathering information on how the protests were held, how the Maidan was organized and what was the origin of its funding," the head of PGO Special Investigations Directorate said.
He noted that no additional information evidencing that these people committed crimes against the Maidan have not been obtained including from the Security Service of Ukraine.Read more: Nalyvaichenko to Shokin: "Files on Russian involvement in massacre on Maidan were submitted to Presidential Administration and PGO"