To help the Russians, they received 4 million hryvnia per month, in the amount of 596,820 Polish zlotys. Counterintelligence has arrested two founders of a Kyiv-based IT company that supplied software and hardware to the occupiers. These are residents of the Donetsk region who came to Kyiv in 2014 and created a company, branches of which were also opened in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Among their clients were representatives of the “Power Unit of the Donetsk People’s Republic”.
The SBU also detained a blogger who publicly justified the Russian Federation’s aggression against Ukraine. Through his website, he spread Kremlin propaganda: misinformation about the destruction of civilian infrastructure, and also denied Russian crimes against the civilian population. His computer was confiscated and evidence of illegal phone activity was found.
Material collected by the SBU led to the conviction of two fighters The so-called Lugansk People’s Republic, which was captured in March of this year. The court sentenced them to 8 and 10 years’ imprisonment for voluntarily joining the armed formation and active combat of the Ukrainian army.
In turn, an injunction was issued behind the head of a branch of a national energy company To cooperate with the enemy and voluntarily agree to the proposal to administer the Luhansk Territory or part of it under Russian occupation. In the Rivne region, the agent who disclosed information to the Russians about the deployment of Ukrainian troops, the equipment they used and the movement of freight trains, was sentenced to 13 years in prison. He was caught red-handed when he tried to obtain the aforementioned information.
The security service also identified two senior commanders of the Russian occupation forces involved in the destruction of the dam on the North Crimean Canal, the SBU wrote.
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