Ukraine detains Russian military attaché for spying
May 01, 2014 - 12:00 am GMT+3
May 01, 2014 12:00 am
KIEV - Ukraine detained Russia's military attaché to Kiev on suspicion of spying and ordered the diplomat to leave the country, reports said on Thursday, as the former Soviet republic wrestles with a pro-Russian armed uprising in the east.
Interfax-Ukraine, citing the Ukrainian Foreign Ministry, said the unnamed diplomat was detained on Wednesday while undertaking "intelligence activities".
The ministry could not immediately be reached for comment.
About the author
Research Associate at Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) at Istanbul Sabahattin Zaim University