Double agent: Ukraine intelligence operative sentenced for collaboration with "DPR"
An employee of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine has been sentenced to six years in prison for cooperation with the "Donetsk People's Republic" ("DPR") terrorist organization.
Kyiv Pechersk District Court found the man guilty under Part 1 Article 258-3 (creation of a terrorist group or terrorist organization), Part 1 Article 328 (disclosure of state secrets) of the Criminal Code of Ukraine, as reported by the public relations and media department of the Prosecutor General's Office of Ukraine.
Read alsoSBU exposes mole in own ranks"Being an employee of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, from September 2014 to March 2015, being aware that the 'DPR' terrorist organization was established on the territory of Donetsk region, he was assisting the terrorist organization by collecting and subsequently transferring information concerning the operations of the Foreign Intelligence Service of Ukraine, classified ones, to a representative of the 'DPR' terrorist organization," the report says.
In addition to getting a prison term, the man was deprived of military rank and the right to hold certain positions for three years.