The Security Service of Ukraine has exposed 12 pro-Russian agitators in different regions of Ukraine, believed to have been spreading anti-Ukrainian content on social media.
That’s according to the SBU press office, Ukrinforom reports.
Two Poltava-based enemy propagandists face eight years in prison. One of them is an employee of a local critical infrastructure facility who “glorified” a full-scale invasion of Ukraine, the SBU notes.
Another culprit "promoted" on social media the idea of erecting monuments to Chechen leader and Putin’s ally Ramzan Kadyrov in Ukrainian cities.
In Dnipropetrovsk region, a former local businessman was exposed for heroizing the notorious Wagner Group and justifying their participation in the storming of Ukrainian towns in the east of Ukraine. He spread destructive "slogans" across social media, as well as in communication with his friends.
An entire "cell" of pro-Russian agitators was neutralized in Donetsk region. It consisted of four local residents who praised the militants with the “LPR/DPR” terrorist organizations who have been active on the eastern front.
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In Kirovohrad region, a resident of the Onufrievsky district was detained for publicly labeling as “illegal” the liberation of Kherson region from invaders.
In Chernihiv region, two enemy agitators have been charged for propaganda posts picked up by Russian platforms.
It was established that the son of one of the female perpetrarors in question is a Russian military serviceman, with whom she was in constant contact.
The subversive efforts of two Russian citizens living in Rivne region with permanent residence permits were also documented.
In banned social networks, they discredited Ukrainian defenders and approved of the crimes committed by Russian invaders against the civilian population.
Further inquiry is underway.
As Ukrinform reported earlier, the SBU has identified six residents of the capital who had illegally circulated information about Ukraine’s air defense capabilities in the wake of Russia’s massive missile attack on Kyiv on May 16.