This was stated by spokesperson for the SBU Olena Hitlianska, Censor.NET reports referring to Lіga.
"We detained two defectors who crossed the border near Chonhar. They served in the Ukrainian army but joined the Russian one after the illegal annexation of Crimea," Hitlianska said.
The Russian media reported Monday evening that the Russian Defense Ministry accused the Ukrainian special services of the alleged illegal detention of two Russian servicemen in Crimea and their delivery to the continental part of Ukraine.
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