The Federal Security Service (FSB) announced the detention of two Ukrainian agents who were preparing terrorist attacks on the peninsula.

According to the department's Public Relations Center (PRC), a resident of Simferopol born in 1984 and a citizen of Russia and Ukraine born in 1986 were detained.

According to the department, the man planned to carry out a terrorist attack on one of the transport facilities in Crimea at the direction of the Ukrainian special services.

In addition, the FSB said that the detainee provided assistance to the sabotage group of the Main Intelligence Directorate (GUR) of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, which in May 2023 blew up a railway track in the Simferopol region.

A radio-controlled homemade explosive device with high-explosive fragmentation action with striking elements, an actuator, electric detonators, and a foreign-made plastic explosive were confiscated from him.

  • The FSB reported the detention of two Ukrainian agents in Crimea who were preparing terrorist attacks.

Correspondence was found in the detainee’s phone confirming his plans to commit a terrorist attack on railway lines in the Simferopol region of Crimea.

The detained woman, according to security forces, was recruited by the Ukrainian side to carry out a terrorist attack in Sevastopol against a serviceman of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Navy.

Criminal cases have been initiated against the detainees under Part 1 of Art.

222.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Illegal acquisition and storage of explosives”), Part 1 of Art.

30, part 1 art.

205 (“Terrorist act”) of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation.

The FSB noted that the defendants are cooperating with the investigation and are giving confessions about their involvement in the preparation of terrorist attacks on instructions from the Ukrainian special services.

On February 28, the FSB announced the detention of an agent of the Ukrainian special services, who was collecting data on the locations and routes of movement of Rosguard units in the territory of the Northern Military District, so that the enemy could subsequently launch a missile strike on them.

A day earlier, on February 27, the FSB reported the prevention of an attempt by Ukrainian special services to commit a terrorist attack in the Zaporozhye region using an analogue of a chemical warfare agent according to NATO classification BZ.

Three Ukrainian citizens were detained.

Criminal cases have been initiated under Art.

355 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Development, production, accumulation, acquisition or sale of weapons of mass destruction”) and Art.

205 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (“Terrorist act”).

Earlier in the same month, the FSB stopped the activities of a Russian citizen who was recruited by the SBU and was preparing a terrorist attack against one of the politicians in the Zaporozhye region on the eve of the elections.

The criminal intended to cause an explosion using an improvised explosive device.

Employees of the Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) coordinated the agent’s work and supplied him with explosives.

When trying to arrest the attacker, he offered armed resistance and was neutralized.

A Makarov pistol, ammunition and spent cartridges were found at the scene.

In addition, on February 13, the FSB announced the prevention of a sabotage and terrorist act that the Ukrainian special services planned to carry out at one of the fuel and energy infrastructure facilities in the Leningrad region.

The attacker was detained in the area of ​​the gas distribution station.

Five ready-to-use IEDs, which he tried to plant at a pipeline junction, were seized and neutralized from him.