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"The Russian FSB resorted to another provocation, reporting the detention of an "agent" of the SBU in Crimea," the statement said.

Read alsoCourt in occupied Crimea arrests Ukrainian "saboteur" for 2 mths"We believe that such fake news is needed by the Russian special services to intimidate the population of the peninsula, which increasingly expresses its discontent with the occupation authorities. Against the background of worsening life of Crimeans, the FSB once again launches a "worn out record," trying to accuse Ukraine and its law enforcement agencies of its own troubles and problems in Crimea," the SBU said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, the Federal Security Service (FSB) of the Russian Federation announced the detention of a citizen of Ukraine in the temporarily occupied territory of Crimea, calling him an "agent" of the SBU Security Service of Ukraine and accused of preparing "sabotage."