An official from the Cabinet that the security Service of Ukraine suspected of working for the Russian FSB, had access to state secrets. This was stated by Prime-Minister Volodymyr Groysman, answering the Verkhovna Rada on the questions of the deputies about the situation with his “exposed” a helper correspondent LIGA.net.
According to him, the Ukrainian security services “were” official – Stanislav Yezhov – a few months.
Groisman confirmed media reports that the detainee was an employee of the Protocol service of the head of government had previously worked in the Ministry of foreign Affairs, diplomatic representation abroad, the administration of President Viktor Yanukovych, and the Verkhovna Rada.
“I don’t want to open the secrecy of the investigation, but not one month did we know that there is a suspicion that he works for foreign intelligence agencies. Thanks to SBU all this time he was monitored… once you have collected the required amount of materials, he was arrested… You know the Protocol service is engaged in the organization of meetings, including he was involved in the transfer. But I emphasize that he had no access to state secrets. Therefore, no serious harm was not” – he said.
The theme of the day: “the Russian spy” in the Cabinet: who he is and what he can know
20 December 2017, the SBU reported about the detention “exposed to the Russian intelligence services” top the official – the assistant to the Prime Minister Stanislav Yezhov from the Secretariat of the Cabinet.
The man allegedly collected information about activities of government agencies and passed it to the Russian curators through electronic communication channels. He was detained on a workplace with the assistance of the government. Open case under part 1 of article 111 of the criminal code (high treason).