The Security Service and the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine detained two Russian citizens with Russian passports when they were attempting to cross the Ukrainian state border. A military ID that belonged to one of them was seized, the card says that his military specialty is a ‘centerer’.
According to the radio intercepted telephone conversations between Donetsk separatists’ leader Strelok and his Russian supervisor, terrorists have GRAD multiple rocket launcher systems, but they cannot use them as they lack centerers. According to Strelok, the ATO forces eliminated a number of specialists in this area, so he urgently demands to send the experts from Russia.
In his turn the Russian supervisor assures Strelok that he has already sent two technicians who are expected to arrive from Russia.
ATO forces together with border guards have also detained two Ukrainians. In their car law enforcers revealed landmines for mining infrastructure facilities and roads. The detainees confessed that for financial remuneration they were supposed to mine Kramatorsk-Sloviansk road along which Ukrainian Armed Forcers’ military hardware moves.
Arrests in Dnipropetrovsk
The Security Service of Ukraine prevented terrorist attacks on strategic facilities, authority buildings and financial institutions in Dnipropetrovsk. June 18, 2014, law enforcers detained the subversive group planning to conduct explosions in the city in order to intimidate people and destabilize situation in the region.
The SSU detained Ukrainian citizens known as ‘Staf’ and ‘Boroda – members of paramilitary groups operating in Donetsk and Luhansk regions. The militants arrived in Donetsk to commit acts of terrorism and subversions. They were led by Russian citizen V. Petrov, aka ‘Batia’, who was personally giving orders and providing the subversives with weapons.
6 RPG-18 rocket-propelled grenades and a detailed city map with marked objects were seized from the detainees, who admitted to having planned terrorist acts at these sites, including the building of Dnipropetrovsk Regional State Administration, railway bridges, tunnels and bank offices.
The SSU Office in Dnipropetrovsk region initiated a criminal proceeding for preparation to commit terrorist acts, i.e. a crime pertaining to Article 14 and Article 258 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine. The investigation is underway.