The SSU and the SBI arrested an offical of Security Service of Ukraine who was working for the russian special services and was providing them with confidential data


The State Bureau of Investigation and the Security Service of Ukraine conducted a special collaborative operation, which resulted in the exposure and arrest of a traitor of Ukraine - a current official of the Security Service of Ukraine, who was working for the security services of the russian federation.

Until March 2022, the officer was the head of one of the regional departments of the Service.

Within the framework of criminal investigation, the fact of cooperation of the Service's officials with the representatives of special services of the russian federation was established. This information was confirmed by the investigations conducted by the SBI.

An SSU officer also provided russian special services with intelligence information against Ukraine. In particular, it was documented that he handed over information that is a state secret.

It was also established the direct participation of the suspect in the activities of a malignant organization, which was engaged in discrediting and fraudulent activities against Ukraine. The actions of the group were detrimental to the sovereignty, territorial integrity, defense, state, economic and information security of our country.

The officers of the SBI detained the perpetrator. Enough evidence was collected to notify the SSU officer on suspicion of committing atrocities under Part 1 of Article 255 (creation, leadership of a criminal organization and also or participation in such organization), Part 1 Article 111 (high treason), Part 5 Article 27, Part 1 Article 114 (providing information on state secrets or collecting such information in order to provide it to a foreign state).

Procedural guidance into this criminal proceeding is provided by the Prosecutor General’s Office.