An informant of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian Ministry of Defense was apprehended in Yasynuvata, the Donetsk region, Censor.NET reports citing the press service of the SBU.Read more: Pro-Russian militants withdrew troops from demarcation line in Luhansk region
According to the SBU, the man was recruited in August by his close contacts who were members of the "DPR".
"For two months, he informed his curators about the deployment of units of the Ukrainian Armed Forces near the demarcation line in Yasynuvata area. The accomplice of the terrorists also corrected artillery and mortar attacks on the positions of the forces of the anti-terrorist operation (ATO)," the report reads.
Criminal proceeding has been opened under article 258-3 (creation of a terrorist group) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The SBU investigators announced informant on suspicion of committing a crime. The investigation continues.