The FSB detained a resident of the Primorsky Territory on suspicion of "treason" in the form of espionage in favor of military intelligence (GUR) of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine. The video was published by the Center for Public Relations (CSP) of the FSB.
A criminal case has been initiated under Art. 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“treason”), the man is in custody.
According to the FSB, Primorye, on the instructions of Ukrainian intelligence, collected and transmitted information about law enforcement facilities and military infrastructure in the region. Other details, as in previous cases, are not disclosed in this case. The detainee's name has not been released.
In Russia, since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, citizens and employees of defense industry enterprises have been regularly suspected of “treason” or “espionage” in favor of Ukraine. So, earlier in April, FSB investigators charged with "treason" in favor of foreign countries to Russian Dmitry Kicha, who served as deputy head of the testing laboratory of the capital's arms factory "Promtekhnologiya". The plant produces hunting and sporting rifles under the ORSIS brand. Also in April, the FSB detained a married couple in Nizhny Tagil for “espionage in the interests of Ukraine” at a military-industrial complex enterprise. They allegedly handed over secret information (drawings) to the special services of Ukraine for 100,000 rubles. Before that, in March, a resident of Khabarovsk was accused of financing the Armed Forces of Ukraine, a case of "treason" was initiated. In March, the FSB detained on suspicion of “treason” a resident of Moscow, who allegedly transferred money to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. This was the first known case when a case under Art. 275 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“treason”).