Russia's FSB Detains Ukrainian Spy Collecting Military Secrets

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Ukrainian chief intelligence directorate's colonel Roman Sushchenko was gathering information on Russian military.

MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) detained a member of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry's chief intelligence directorate it accused of collecting state secrets on the Russian military, the FSB said Monday.

"Roman Sushchenko… purposefully collected state secret information on the activities of the Russian Armed forces and the National Guard troops, which could have harmed state defense capabilities if leaked abroad," the FSB said in a statement.

It added that it launched a criminal case against Sushchenko on charges of espionage.

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