The head of the intelligence of Ukraine explained the refusal to comment on the detention of 33 Russians

Ukrainian Foreign Intelligence Service: We will not comment on the operation to detain 33 Russians the detention of 33 Russians last year. He stated this on the air of the 1 + 1 TV channel, RIA Novosti reports.

As Litvinenko explained, everything said by the current head of the intelligence agency could harm the country's interests. “Our broadcast is watched not only by the citizens of Ukraine. It is watched in Russia, it is watched in other countries. In the Russian Federation, our enemies are watching it, and they use any grain of information against us. Therefore, we will not comment, “he added.

Earlier, the acting head of the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) of Ukraine, Oleksiy Sukhachev, admitted the possibility of summoning the country's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy for interrogation, if necessary.

On November 20, the former head of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, Vasily Burba, said that a “mole” operates in the Ukrainian government, working in the interests of Russia. At the same time, the presidential representative in the Constitutional Court, Fyodor Venislavsky, noted that the fact of information leakage from the office of Vladimir Zelensky was not established.

On July 29, 2020, Russians were detained in Belarus on charges of preparing riots before the presidential elections. Some of them had Ukrainian passports. Kiev requested their extradition, but the Wagnerites returned to Russia. Later, the editor-in-chief of the Ukrainian website, Yuri Butusov, said that they wanted to lure out the Wagnerites and use them to exchange prisoners with Moscow, but the operation failed because of Zelensky. In turn, Zelensky called it nonsense.