Russian secret services paid $40,000 for Babchenko’s assassination, mastermind apprehended, SBU chief says

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has got evidence proving that Russian special services are behind assassination attempt against war correspondent Arkady Babchenko.

As reported by Censor.NET, Chief of Ukraine’s Security Service Vasyl Hrytsak says the mastermind of assassination attempt against Babchenko, a Ukrainian national, was apprehended in downtown Kyiv on Wednesday.

"I wish to inform you that we detained the person who organized this crime about 3 hours ago in Kyiv. The investigative actions are underway and a number of raids are being held as we speak," Hrytsak told a briefing on May 30.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n3068877