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Russia’s Federal Security Service says it foiled ‘terrorist’ attack in Crimea

The arrest of a man, whom he accusesHe was preparing sabotage on behalf of Ukrainewith the aim of installing railway infrastructure in the annexed peninsula of Crimea, announced today the Russia. a “a resident of Sebastopol was arrestedRussia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) said in a statement.

“On instructions from Kiev, was preparing a terrorist attack on a railway facility to disrupt military transport». The FSB clarifies that it discovered an “explosive device” in a “hideout” of the man, who was born in 1978. He was taken into temporary custody and at the expense of “criminal prosecution” has been brought.

The Russian-appointed governor of Crimea, Sergey Aksyonovwarned that transport infrastructure has become a privileged target of “terrorism” and that the saboteurs will be punished. “An unenviable fate awaits the Ukrainian agents. They will be identified and punished,” he said.

Aksyonov then said Ukrainian unmanned aircraft (drone) was shot down over the northern part of the peninsula, but gave no further details. Crimea, critical for supplying Russian forces fighting in southern Ukraine, has been the target of Ukrainian strikes several times since the Russian offensive began in February 2022.

At the end of August, Ukraine said it had carried out a cruise in annexed Crimea and raised the national flag there, in a symbolic success. Ukrainian military intelligence, which does not comment publicly on operations in occupied territories, had also claimed the destruction of a Russian surface-to-air missile system on the peninsula.

Ukraine has vowed to release all of its territory seized by Russia after it launched its invasion in February 2022, as well as Crimea which annexed by Moscow in 2014 and which is defended tooth and nail by the Russian army.

Source: News Beast

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