The FSB detained two citizens of Ukraine: one in the Moscow region, the other in Bryansk, Interfax reports . The special service claims that they were preparing terrorist attacks "on the instructions of the SBU."
A citizen of Ukraine, born in 1972, was detained in the Moscow region, who allegedly delivered two Igla portable anti-aircraft missile systems from Kiev to Russia via Estonia "to prepare terrorist acts." It is reported that a criminal case was opened against him on the illegal circulation of weapons (Part 4 of Article 222 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation). The FSB claims that the detainee "repented and is cooperating with the investigation."
A citizen of Ukraine born in 1967 was detained in Bryansk. He is suspected of having allegedly arrived in Russia in transit through Estonia, where he “seized a cache prepared by the Ukrainian special service, with components of explosive devices.” Security officials claim that he assembled an explosive device made on the basis of the warhead of an anti-tank guided missile. A criminal case was opened against the detainee under articles on preparation for a terrorist attack (articles 30 and 205 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation) and illegal possession of explosives (part 4 of article 222.1). Like the first suspect, the detainee in Bryansk "repented and is cooperating with the investigation."
Earlier, the FSB announced the arrest of eight suspects in blowing up the Crimean bridge and named the head of military intelligence of Ukraine Kirill Budanov as the organizer of the explosion.