The security service of Ukraine (SBU) has blocked in Kiev within the “botafirm” organized by the Russians and immigrants from the uncontrolled Ukrainian authorities territories in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. About it reports a press-Department service.
According to the SBU, the group had more than 500 active accounts in social networks. With their help, the offenders spread false information, incited the protests, and also carried out media attacks on the accounts of Ukrainian officials.
“The ultimate goal of the customers was a decrease of citizens’ trust to state institutions for the dissemination of false information concerning the economic and social situation in Ukraine”, — declared in SBU.
At the same time, it stressed that “botafirm” was used to send the anonymous message about the mining, and Telegram accounts for the subsequent trafficking of drugs and weapons.
During a search of a rented office the staff of SBU found the computer equipment and special equipment, nearly two thousand SIM-cards of operators of cellular mobile communication of Ukraine. Security forces also seized records on the registration of users of social networks. In SBU added that at the moment, the procedural steps for bringing people to justice.
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