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War in Ukraine: FSB says it has “destroyed” four Ukrainian “saboteurs” at the border

War in Ukraine: FSB says it has “destroyed” four Ukrainian “saboteurs” at the border

According to local news agencies, the Russian Security Services (FSB) said on Wednesday, August 16, that it had eliminated four Ukrainian “saboteurs” who tried to enter Russia through the Bryansk border region.

Clashes continue along the Russian-Ukrainian border. This Wednesday, the FSB announced through a Russian news agency that it had eliminated four Ukrainian “saboteurs.” The latter would have tried to enter Russia from Ukraine at the Bryansk border region.

Forces of the FSB and the Ministry Russian Defense “stopped an attempt by a Ukrainian intelligence and sabotage group to enter Russian territory,” the defense services said in a statement. “Four saboteurs removed”, may we read this.

According to the same source, “foreign weapons, ammunition, communication and navigation equipment”, as well as drones with Russian government symbols and “proprietary FSB RussiaFound at the scene of a clash with this group.

It announced that this was the second infiltration attempt in two days Russia. Indeed, the governor of the region, Alexandre Bogomas, had already confirmed that the previous day, Tuesday August 15, the infiltration of a Ukrainian “group of saboteurs” had been prevented.

According to Moscow, and according to Kiev, the situation has continued to deteriorate for months, with both countries’ border areas suffering from an increase in drone strikes.

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