Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) apprehended a Ukrainian national suspected of espionage for Ukraine’s Security Service in Russia’s Nalchik, the FSB press service reported.
"Russia’s FSB foiled the criminal activity of a Ukrainian citizen, 44, in the city of Nalchik in the Republic of Kabardino-Balkariya," the FSB said.
The suspect had collected military data and transferred it to a foreign intel agent.
Under a criminal probe by FSB investigators, the man may face 10-20 years behind bars. Searches and the investigation are ongoing, the FSB added.