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 SBU foils terror attack planned by Russia's FSB. PHOTOS

The Security Service of Ukraine has prevented a terrorist act prepared by Russian special services.

Censor.NET reports citing the SBU press center.

To commit an act of terror, a recruited person arrived in Odesa to receive explosives sent by representatives of special services of the Russian Federation stationed in the unrecognized Transnistria.

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SBU agents detained the courier at the Odesa bus station after receiving a package with an IED equivalent to 600 grams of TNT.

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SBU reported earlier that in January 2017, FSB recruited a female resident of Ukraine's western city of Khmelnytskyi through Russian social media. For ideology reasons, she agreed to cooperate with Russia's special services.

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According to the SBU, her curator is now on a "business trip" in temporarily occupied Luhansk, where he holds a "high post" in the so-called "LPR Ministry of State Security."
 
 
 
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