Putin’s aides directly manage terrorists and separatists in Ukraine - Nalyvaychenko

The activities of separatist and terrorist organizations in Ukraine are coordinated by aides of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

This was stated by Head of the SBU Valentyn Nalyvaichenko in his speech at the VII International Conference "Defense of democratic values and respect for human rights in the activities of the security services", Censor.NET reports citing UNIAN.

Nalyvaichenko said that the Russian government and Russian leaders directly manage, sponsor and coordinate the separatist and terrorist organizations in the territory of the Donetsk and Luhansk regions.

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"Instructions, support and finance. Aides of the Russian president [carry it out] personally. One deals with and manages the Donetsk and Luhansk so-called 'People's Republics' - terrorist, separatist organizations and the other manages other separatist organizations, directly transmitting instructions to the Odesa and Kharkiv region," the chairman of the SBU said.

He also stressed that the special services of the Russian Federation send trained agents to Ukraine to commit terrorist acts, sabotages and crimes against humanity.

"The military intelligence services of the Russian Federation ... are already sending their own troops. And these are special services of the Russian General Staff and Defense Ministry of the armed forces of the Russian Federation. {These are] military sabotage groups, military units that enter our territory and carry out acts of aggression, terrorize our citizens by sabotage, destroying infrastructure, taking industrial equipment, burning dead bodies without identification," Nalyvaichenko concluded.

Источник: https://censor.net.ua/en/n337762