The Russian defense Ministry reported that Ukrainian special services are preparing a provocation against the Russian officers of the Joint center for coordination and control of the ceasefire in the South-East of Ukraine (SCCC). This is stated in the statement on the Agency’s website.
As noted in the message, the corresponding information received in the defense Ministry, “according to several reliable channels.”
“The action of the SBU with the detention of Russian servicemen on charges of alleged “espionage” will be implemented during the upcoming days the rotation of the Russian contingent SCCC”, — reported in the defense Ministry.
Ministry of defense of Russia in the message noted that the Russian officers are in Ukraine by mutual agreement of the Russian and Ukrainian leadership only to assist the OSCE representatives.
The office urged the Ukrainian authorities responsible “to treat this information and to prevent provocations against Russian troops from the Ukrainian security services.”
In June, the Russian defense Ministry warned of “objective threat” from the Ukrainian special services to the Russian officers SCCC.