This was reported by Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine Anna Malyar.

“The SBU found that an interview with a high-ranking military man to a well-known publication contains information that, according to certain indicators, reveals information about the content of strategic plans for the use of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, issues of preparation, organization of combat operations,” RBC quotes her as saying.

Malyar said that the SBU is investigating the incident.

Earlier, the Russian Defense Ministry said that due to heavy losses in two brigades of Ukrainian troops, in the Kharkov and Zaporozhye directions, there is a massive abandonment of combat positions and desertion of personnel.

On July 17, the Russian Defense Ministry announced that a company of the Ukrainian territorial defense left its positions in the DPR in full force.