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Russian agents sentenced to 15 years in prison for guiding Russian missiles at Kherson hospital

25 April, 2024 Thursday
17:23

SBU materials help to sentence to 15 years in prison a couple of Kherson-based adjusters who guided Russian missiles at a local hospital

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The SBU press service reports.

According to the investigation, FSB agents adjusted Russia's missile strikes on Kherson's military and medical infrastructure.

It is documented that in early 2023, the Russian forces shelled a local hospital under their direction.

In January of the same year, SBU officers detained both Russian fire adjusters.

According to the investigation, the convicts are a husband and wife from Kherson who lived in a civil marriage.

In early January 2023, they came to the attention of the Russians when they responded to an “offer” from the FSB in one of the Russian telegram channels.

“After remote recruitment, the Russian secret service set a task for its agents: to collect information about the Ukrainian Defense Forces' units. The aggressor was also interested in possible places of stationary treatment of wounded Ukrainian soldiers,” the SBU said.

The offenders used a messenger to transmit intelligence and received money on their bank cards.

Based on the SBU investigation, the court found the male agent guilty under Part 2 of Art. 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (high treason committed under martial law) and his wife guilty under Part 5 of Art. 27, Part 2 of Art. 111 of the Criminal Code of Ukraine (aiding and abetting in high treason under martial law).

Based on the SBU materials, the court sentenced both offenders to 15 years in prison.

  • On April 23, it became known that a former communist deputy who guided Russian missiles at Zaporizhzhia in April-May 2022 was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
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