In Simferopol, the staff of the Federal security service detained two Russians who, according to the investigation, “were collected and transferred to special services of Ukraine of state secret information on the activities of units and formations of the black sea fleet,” according to the website of the FSB.
“The Federal security service in Simferopol detained citizens of Russia Suhonosova Anna S. and Dolgopolov Dmitry Aleksandrovich”, – stated in the message. According to the FSB, the detained Dolgopolov is in the military on the territory of the Republic of Crimea.
A criminal case under article 275 of the criminal code (“treason”). The investigation is underway. The maximum penalty for this offence is 20 years imprisonment.
The FSB has regularly reported on the detention of spies and saboteurs in the Crimea. So, in August it became known about prevention in the Republic a series of acts of sabotage against infrastructure. Was then arrested the agent of the SBU in the Kherson region Gennady Limescoaimed, according to the investigation, in the Crimea for the implementation of acts of sabotage. It is established that the detainee had previously served in the so-called zone ATO, senior intelligence officer of the deep exploration in one of the military units of the APU.
In November 2016 in Sevastopol detained for espionage in favor of Ukraine former soldier of the black sea fleet headquarters, captain second rank Leonid Parkhomenko. According to investigators, he on the instructions of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine were gathering intelligence on the activities of the fleet. Press Secretary of the Kremlin Dmitry Peskov called such actions of the Russian intelligence services a response to the provocations of Ukraine. In Kiev the statement of task from the Ministry of defence denied.
In the same month in Sevastopol, was detained three alleged members of subversive and terrorist groups of the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine. As reported, they intended to commit sabotage of military infrastructure in Crimea. The suspects confessed to criminal intent.
Later, police detained two scouts from the same group, which, according to the FSB, was interested in how military installations and the station of water purification, the nodes of the gas distribution network power plants. Among the detained was a Colonel of the Main intelligence Directorate of Ukraine Oleksiy stogny, a Ukrainian officer Gleb Shabliy and personnel officer of the Ukrainian intelligence Dmitry Shtyblikov.
August 10, 2016, the FSB announced the detention of a group of saboteurs on the territory of Crimea, as well as on the prevention of terrorist attacks on the Peninsula, allegedly prepared by the Main intelligence Directorate of the defense Ministry of Ukraine. During the arrest in the shootout killed an FSB officer and Russian soldier. On suspicion of aiding the saboteurs were detained about 10 people.