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The security service of Ukraine (SBU) said its counterintelligence prevented in Kharkov, the assassination of the former commander of the intelligence units of the Armed forces of Ukraine (AFU). About it reports a press-Department service.
According to the SBU, the attack was allegedly planned by Russian security services, which have attracted with this goal in Kharkiv, previously held military service in the National guard of Ukraine. According to the Ukrainian side, he got the job “during short term travel to Russia”.
“Further actions of the Russian curators are coordinated through the mobile messenger. For the murder of the former commander of the executor had been promised a monetary compensation”, — stated in the message.
The head of SBU Ivan Bakanov said that the prevention of the assassination attempt is an indication that Ukraine is effectively opposed by the Russian security services. The report States that the Russian authorities allegedly wanted to take revenge on the commander of the Ukrainian for “successful operations against illegal armed formations” in the Donbass.
The arrested man was preparing to lay an improvised explosive device in the apartment building where lives the ex-commander, according to the SBU. It noted that he was detained with explosives in the house. The power of the explosive device was a half a kilogram of TNT and was operated using the radio signal from the car alarm.
In the SBU announced the opening of a criminal case. Ukrainian militiamen solve a question on presentation of a detainee charged with the Commission of crimes, and election to it measures of restraint in form of detention.
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