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 Russian spy sentenced to nine-year imprisonment in Ukraine’s Chernihiv region

The Court of Appeal of Chernihiv region affirmed the verdict of the Desnianskyi district court in Chernihiv, according to which a Russian citizen was convicted for nine years in prison for espionage.

Censor.NET reports citing the press center of the Security Service of Ukraine.

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It is noted that the law enforcement officers arrested the perpetrator in March 2014 when he was trying to get classified information regarding a military-industrial complex. The spy used an NGO member ID as a disguise.

Firearms, ammunition, explosives, and eavesdropping equipment were seized during search in the premises of the Russian citizen.

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The irrefutable evidence against the attacker has been acquired during the pre-trial investigation. The Russian spy was sentenced to nine years in prison.

 
 
 
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