Russia says arrests high-ranking Ukrainian spy



Russia's FSB security service said on Monday it had arrested a senior Ukrainian intelligence officer for gathering secret information about Russian defence and security bodies.
Ties between Moscow and Kiev have been tense since 2014, when, after a popular uprising toppled Ukraine's pro-Russian president, Russia annexed the Crimea region from Ukraine and a pro-Russian separatist insurgency erupted in the country's east.
The FSB, successor to the Soviet-era KGB secret police, identified the arrested man as Roman Sushchenko and said he was an intelligence colonel in Ukraine's defence... read more

 
3 October 2016 in World News, Views: 29
Source: Reuters
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