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The fact of searches was confirmed by SBU representative in the region Serhiy Levchenko, Radio Liberty said.

At the same time, the department has not yet informed what accusations were brought against officials of the mayor's office and what the SBU is looking for in their building.

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As Zaporizhia Mayor Volodymyr Buriak was absent from work, a search warrant was handed over to one of his deputies.