Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) arrested Russian Federation citizen near Kiev who came to Ukraine from Moscow. Grechishkin Mykola Vasylyovich is an officer of Russian Army, he is ex-marine, and he was recruited by FSB (Federal Security Service of Russian Federation). Part of his legend was that he is an editor of Russian Internet media “Russian News”.
When SSU captured him they found RPG-26 “Aglen” (a disposable anti-tank rocket launcher) made by Russia, grenade and bullets and Russian Federation passport, and also several IDs at different names, ID of assistant of deputy of Russian Federation Parliament, ID of deputy editor of “Russian News” Internet media.
He also head business cards of highly ranked officers of Ministry of Defense of Russian Federation and Federal Migration Service of RF.
Grechishkin has been on the territory of Ukraine since January and has broken immigration rules of Ukraine.
Since the beginning of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) he was performing tasks of FSB of Russian Federation and he coordinated activity of the leaders of illegal armed groups and saboteur groups of so-called “Lugansk People Republic” (LPR) and “Donetsk People Republic” (DPR), he was coordinating the supply of resources for them. He made, organized and coordinated contacts with the leaders of terrorist organizations of LPR and DPR
Via his curators from Moscow he was coordinating the supply to the territory of Ukraine controlled by terrorists of military equipment (armored cars “Tiger”), mercenaries (including 130 tank crewmen from Sverdlovsk city, volunteers from radical para-military Cossack groups from Russian Federation) who took part in military activities against Ukrainian forces of Anti-Terrorist Operation.
This man was calling himself General of FSB, organized and coordinated transportation of bodies of Russian soldiers killed in Ukraine to Russia. He committed international crimes and he also made it more difficult to identified the bodies at the time when wives and mothers of Russian soldiers were calling to SSU hotline looking for their husbands and sons.
SSU promise to help everybody who are looking for their relatives.
Security Service of Ukraine is publishing the photos of this person and address to Russian citizens who are looking for their relatives. Information about this person will help to find out where the bodies of Russian soldiers were sent to, why they were not identified and why Russia is not investigating how they died.
Reported by Security Service of Ukraine