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The Foreign Ministry stated that Ukraine’s spy agency – Security Service
of Ukraine (SBU) – had detained the Russian diplomat “as a result of a
successfully conducted counterintelligence operation on April 30…at the place
(where he was conducting) intelligence actions.” No further details were provided. 

Russia’s naval attaché in Ukraine, according to the Russian embassy in Ukraine website,
is Kirill Koliuchkin. He is better known, according to Ukrainian online
intelligence forums and websites, as a
lieutenant-colonel in Russia’s
Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff of the Russian
Armed Forces, or simply as a high-ranking military intelligence officer.

No one responded to
phone calls placed with the main line or the media service number of the Russian
embassy by the Kyiv Post.

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