The FSB detained a resident of Komsomolsk-on-Amur in a case of treason
The FSB detained a resident of Komsomolsk-on-Amur on suspicion of treason, the media reports with reference to the special service.
According to the investigation, the suspect was going to hand over information about the Ministry of Defense facilities in the Khabarovsk region to Ukrainian intelligence. According to the FSB, the data was transmitted “for sabotage and terrorist acts, strikes with high-precision weapons and unmanned aerial vehicles” through channels for the transportation of military equipment. “RIA Novosti” publishes footage of the suspect’s detention in the yard of his home.
Khabarovsk Krai is located approximately 9 thousand kilometers from Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the war against Ukraine, sentences on the article of treason have increased in Russia. In particular, from 2022, the FSB began to initiate cases against Russians about “the intention to commit treason”, although earlier it was about an already committed one, writes Sibir.Realii.
Thus, in December 2022, a resident of Khabarovsk, Vyacheslav Mamukov, received 12.5 years in prison for treason. According to the investigation, he was going to give Ukraine information about the state of the region’s transport infrastructure. Mamukov, even according to the investigation, did not have time to transfer any data to Ukraine, but he still received a significant term.
- The court in Ugra previously sentenced a resident of KhMAO to 12.5 years in a strict regime colony on charges of treason. The name of the convict and other details of the case are classified. It is known only that he was previously tried – for what crimes is also not reported.
- In December, FSB officers detained Abakan resident Ihor Pokusyn at Krasnoyarsk’s “Emelyanovo” airport, who, according to the special service, was asking to leave the country and join the Armed Forces of Ukraine. He is accused of “attempted treason”.