Ukrainian civil servants began to check for the presence of relatives in Russia and the Donbass
Moscow. 18 Dec. INTERFAX.RU — the security Service of Ukraine, by order of the President, checks of Ukrainian civil servants “in the presence of their relatives”, which can cooperate with the secret services of the Russian Federation and the LNR and the DNR, reported “Interfax” the speaker of the SBU Elena Gitlyanskaya.
“The SBU on a regular basis conducts a review of civil servants concerning their relations with the occupied Crimea, LNR, DND, Russia,” she said.
While Gitlyanskaya said that, “if there are established facts of relations of civil servants with the enemy’s intelligence services, the presence of family members who cooperate with Russia, the LPR and DPR”, then decisions will be made in the framework of current legislation.
Gitlyanskaya also said that specific decisions concerning the first Deputy head of the foreign intelligence Service of Ukraine Sergey Semochko, wife and daughter, who have Russian citizenship, will be taken on completion of the investigation. “Now investigative actions are carried out. Yet to do any conclusions early. We will complete the investigation and inform you in more detail,” — said the speaker of the SBU, responding to a question about whether the suspended powers of the first Deputy head of the foreign intelligence Service, Semochko and whether there are grounds for his dismissal.