The population of Ukraine was shaken by reports funsantiAnd saboteurs and spy groups who work for Russia and mingle with the civilian population to sow confusion and mistrust during the war. Information from The New York Times.
Reports also indicate that some saboteurs warned the Russian government of possible targets. There are reasons to doubt. In the first month of the war between Russia and Ukraine, the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) allegedly dismantled 20 groups of saboteurs, as well as arrested 350 people.
The data was released by spokesperson Artem Dekhtiarenko last week.
With that level of anxiety, and trying to find where the danger is, the more you fantasize about things when you don’t know who the monster is.
Ukrainian actor and amateur photographer Valery, 32, was questioned by local police
Valery, who declined to give his last name, says he was stopped and questioned by police two weeks after he fled Kyiv for Lviv, one of the Ukrainian cities least affected by the Russian attack. He told the New York Times that someone reported it while he was wandering around the city photographing Lviv landmarks such as squares and churches.
The man says officers took him to his car and analyzed recent photos from his cell phone, as well as flipping through his sketchbook and checking channels he subscribed to on his Telegram app.
“They were reading my memes to see if I was making fun of us or at them [ucranianos ou russos]Valery said. “He was released after agents found a picture of tattered Russian soldiers with TVs where their heads were.
Suspicion about spies is especially high in Lviv, near the Polish border. The city has become a haven for Ukrainians seeking safety and is also a route for those who decide to cross the border.
Lviv regional governor, Maxim KozytskyPolice and administrators say they answered more than 17,000 calls a day about suspicious activity in the first weeks of the war. Members can respond to about 10% of this volume, which equates to more than a thousand cases per day.
Ukrainians can report suspects over the phone or via the eVorog app (a play on words meaning “there is an enemy”). According to police patrol data, obtained by the New York Times, there were 200,000 reports in 30 days.
The police discover that the pilot Lutsk is a Russian informant
Ukrainian police discovered that an amateur pilot from Lutsk, northeast of Lviv, had been providing information to Russian security services since 2017. Lutsk military airport was hit twice.
“People are angry,” said Ihor Bolchuk, the mayor of Lutsk. “The person who was arrested pretended to be a civil activist.”
The mayor added that the arrest of the man “raised the level of suspicion of possible spies.”
Ukraine government Similar cases were reported to assist in attacks on military airports in cities Ivano-Frankivsk And the Vinnytsia.
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