Ex-KGB spy tells of disinformation tactics – media The internet hasn't just made it easier for Russia to create forgeries, it's also helped in their ability to distribute documents, forged or stolen.
20:20, 31 July 2020
Ukraine declassifies Soviet KGB archives on Chornobyl disaster Newly-revealed documents show this wasn't the first accident at the nuclear plant, while previous ones had been totally hushed down.
16:40, 22 June 2020
RFE/RL: Transdniester tycoon has Ukrainian passport, elite property in Kyiv, Odesa regions A former KGB officer, Gusan controls through firms linked to him a 600-square-meter estate in Odesa region that he uses as a vacation home.
12:13, 24 February 2020
Putin using KGB-FSB tactics toward Zelensky – expert The expert suggests Putin is interested in tentative talks with the Ukrainian president.
19:40, 25 August 2019
KGB general responsible for fighting ideological sabotage passes away Filipp Bobkov had been a chief of the fifth directorate of the USSR’s KGB (Committee for State Security) for almost 15 years.
12:40, 18 June 2019
Unlike KGB, SBU doesn't tell church what to do – Filaret There is a huge difference between the Soviet security agency and that of an independent Ukraine, the prominent Ukrainian cleric said.
10:20, 21 January 2019
RFE/RL: Belarusian KGB says Ukrainian man jailed for espionage could be pardoned Sharoiko was detained in October 2017 by the KGB under the accusation of being part of a spy ring working for Ukraine's Defense Ministry.
22:30, 05 October 2018
Putin has long-time prejudice toward Ukraine natives – General The expert recalled a showing moment in Putin's biography associated with Ukraine.
14:40, 05 August 2018
Belarus KGB interviewing Crimean Tatars with Ukraine ties - Chubarov Security agents express special interest in Muslims who have relatives living in Ukraine's southern regions of Odesa and Kherson, as well as in Kyiv
21:10, 02 August 2018
FSB's "active reserve officer" codenamed "Gordon" main Salisbury suspect - media Gordon has used the cover of a successful businessman in the security industry. He was a captain in the KGB before joining the FSB after the Cold War ended.
18:30, 22 April 2018
Bulgarian Deputy PM: Russian Patriarch Kirill "second-rate Soviet cop" Kirill’s visit was shrouded in controversy over Bulgarian leaders referring to the other countries, apart from Russia, that fought in the war against the Ottoman Empire that led to Bulgaria’s liberation.
20:40, 08 March 2018
Belarusian KGB recruits Ukrainian man to spy on border guards, law enforcers – media <p>After eleven years of living in Belarus and on returning to Ukraine, the Ukrainian came to the Security Service of Chernihiv region and admitted that he had been recruited by the State Security Committee of Belarus (KGB), Belsat reports.</p>
12:40, 09 January 2018
Sharoiko’s "spy case": Belarus KGB says Ukrainian monitored Russian military facilities <p>A list of 16 pseudonyms of members of a “human intelligence network” were allegedly found during the search of the apartment of Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sharoiko, the Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) wrote referring to the story aired by Belarus 1 TV channel.</p>
11:55, 27 November 2017
Ukrainian journo’s spy case in Belarus falling apart over insoluble contradictions - media <p>A month passed since the arrest of Pavlo Sharoiko, a Ukrainian correspondent working in Minsk, while the only a week - since the first report on his arrest emerged, and many questions regarding the very case remain unanswered, Russia’s Novaya Gazeta wrote.</p>
23:50, 24 November 2017
Ukraine journo charged with espionage in Belarus dismissed from intel service back in 2009 – Military Intelligence Directorate <p>The press service of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine refuted the claim by the Belarusian KGB of the alleged involvement of a Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sharoiko in espionage.</p>
21:50, 20 November 2017
Ukraine NGO reveals details of Ukrainian journalist Sharoiko's detention in Belarus <p>Information Resistance (IR), a Ukrainian non-governmental project on information security, has revealed details of the detention of Ukrainian journalist Pavlo Sharoiko by the Belarusian KGB special service, claiming that he had met with a Russian provocateur prior to the arrest in Belarus. </p>
15:37, 20 November 2017
Another Ukrainian detained in Belarus <p>Another Ukrainian citizen has been detained by Belarusian special services, according to the news portal LB.ua.</p>
12:55, 20 November 2017
Belarus confirms arrest of Ukrainian journo on espionage charges - envoy <p>Ukrainian Ambassador to Belarus Ihor Kizim received confirmation about the reasons for the detention of Ukrainian Radio correspondent Pavlo Sharoiko in Minsk - the country’s KGB accuses him of espionage, as reported by 112 Ukraine TV channel.</p>
20:00, 18 November 2017
Sharoiko detained by Belarusian KGB – NUJU head <p>Ukrainian correspondent of UA: Ukrainian Radio, former UNIAN reporter in Minsk, citizen of Ukraine Pavlo Sharoiko was detained by operatives of the State Security Committee (KGB) of Belarus, according to the head of the National Union of Journalists of Ukraine (NUJU) Sergiy Tomilenko.</p>
16:20, 17 November 2017
Ukraine’s defense attache to U.S. tells how Putin’s attempts at deception failed in Ukraine <p>Concealment, imitation, and disinformation – tactics known as "maskirovka" – were part of a Soviet doctrine used by their military and intelligence services – namely the KGB and GRU. The principal military purpose of maskirovka is to mislead an enemy regarding the disposition, composition, and intentions of its forces, Major General Volodymyr Havrylov, Ukraine’s Defense Attache in the United States, wrote in a column for the Cipher Brief.</p>
11:20, 15 November 2017