Moscow claims it foiled Ukraine's sabotage at Russia's Black Sea Fleet
Russian Federal Security Service says ‘Russian Navy recruited by the Ukrainian special service was detained’
By Elena Teslova
MOSCOW (AA) - The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) claimed Thursday it foiled an act of sabotage on the Black Sea Fleet by Ukraine.
The FSB said a navy officer confessed he was recruited by Ukrainian military intelligence to blow up a vessel carrying high-precision hypersonic weapons.
"As a result of the measures taken, a serviceman of the Russian Navy recruited by the Ukrainian special service was detained, from whom two improvised explosive devices with a total mass of 1 kg in TNT equivalent were seized," it said in a statement.
The suspect is also accused of transmitting information constituting a state secret, it said.
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