Russia's hybrid military forces in occupied Donbas trying to recruit local miners – intel That's amid huge unemployment and wage arrears that have accumulated at extraction enterprises.
16:40, 26 June 2020
SBU busts "LPR" attempt to recruit official from Ukraine's Justice Ministry The investigation revealed the man had not performed any action to the damage of the country's national security.
15:53, 15 January 2020
Russia's FSB attempts to recruit Ukrainian woman at Stanytsia Luhanska Upon returning home, the woman went to the SBU to give detailed evidence about all the circumstances of her recruitment.
16:05, 19 September 2019
Russian intel operatives posing as females in social networks trying to recruit Ukrainian military In one of the cases exposed, after establishing psychological contact, the "female friend" tried to convince the serviceman into gathering intelligence, promising to take him out to Russia where he would allegedly be provided with housing.
10:40, 14 August 2019
Two persons charged in absentia for recruiting children to Donbas terrorist groups Ukrainian prosecutors note that the two are adepts of the "Russian world" concept, also promoting the idea of Donetsk region seceding from Ukraine.
09:40, 13 August 2019
Mercenaries recruited to Russia's Wagner PMC in occupied Crimea – SBU The newcomers were deployed in Sudan.
15:40, 21 February 2019
Russian intel offering Ukrainians US$2,000 for setting on fire churches of former Moscow Patriarchate Russian spies and Moscow-controlled "security services" in the occupied parts of Donbas have been working to recruit Ukrainian nationals who would commit arson attacks on temples operated by Orthodox priests of what was until recently called the Moscow Patriarchate.
17:40, 09 February 2019
About 12,000 Ukrainians recruited into Russian army since Crimea occupation – human rights activists In particular, 2,500 guys are calling up for Russian military service during the autumn military conscription, which began in October and will last by late 2018.
19:53, 18 November 2018
Russian special services attempt to recruit wives of Ukrainian military – SBU According to the security operatives, Russian intelligence tried to obtain from the women information about military ranks, positions, locations and official duties of their husbands, as well as information about military units where they served, and their involvement in the Joint Forces Operation.
12:20, 31 October 2018
Ukraine's intel: Ex-criminals recruited to Russian occupation forces in Donbas The Russian occupation command promises such persons to expunge their previous conviction if they are engaged in "combat tasks."
16:43, 27 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
Over 70% of Ukrainians look for new job due to low wages – study <p>Expert of the analytical center of the recruitment service portal HeadHunter Ukraine Kateryna Kryvoruchenko says that low wages is the main reason for 72% of Ukrainians to look for a new job.</p>
16:40, 01 November 2017
Russian intel trying to recruit military of Russian origin in neighboring states, including NATO Allies - media <p>NATO now says it is alert to Russian attempts to undermine military loyalty in its eastern European members as Russian intelligence is trying to recruit ethnic Russians serving in the militaries of countries on its borders, one NATO commander told Reuters.</p>
10:40, 24 July 2017
Russia blackmails gays with Syria recruitment, victim reveals <p>Following reports about gay pogroms in the Russian region of Chechnya, a new story sheds more light on state-sponsored policies of repression and intimidation of LGBT people, Hromadske International reports referring to an interview a gay man from the Russian Republic of Dagestan with Caucasian Knot, the Northern Caucasus's only independent newsroom, which exposes the blackmail practices of the Russian Security Services (FSB) in recruiting agents for covert operations in Syria.</p>
16:00, 06 June 2017
FBI once warned Congressman Rohrabacher of recruitment attempt by Russian spies - NYT <p>The FBI warned Republican Congressman Dana Rohrabacher in 2012 that Russian spies were trying to recruit him, officials told The New York Times, an example of how aggressively Russian agents have tried to influence Washington politics.</p>
23:50, 19 May 2017
Intimidation, propaganda and sweet promises: Russian special services aim to recruit Crimean Tatars in occupied territory <p>Following the occupation of Crimea, 90% of local staff of the SBU Security Service and police sided with Russia, as well as nearly 70% of the military, that’s according to the SBU counterintelligence department.</p>
10:20, 27 March 2017