The Ukrainian intelligence service has authorized an armed operation in the Russian region against Russian citizens belonging to two paramilitary groups. Belgianas reported by the Ukrainian media hromadske. Its governor has confirmed that at least three people were injured and that three houses and a local administration building were damaged. Andriy Yusov military intelligence spokesman that the Russian Liberation Legion and the Russian Volunteer Corps claimed They were responsible for the operation.
After that, the President of Russia, Vladimir Putininformed of the attacks by a “group of sabotage Ukrainian” in the Belgorod region of southern Russia, the RIA news agency reported, citing Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov, who said Russian forces are working to expel and eliminate the group.
For his part, a senior adviser to the president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelensky, who indicated that kyiv has nothing to do with this armed operation in the Belgorod region of Russia. “Ukraine is closely watching the events of Russia’s Belgorod region and studies the situation, but has nothing to do with it,” presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak tweeted.
“As you know, tanks are sold in any military store in Russia, and underground guerrilla groups consist of citizens of Russia», he added, following the same path used by the Ukrainian authorities in previous sabotage, for example in various actions registered recently in the Crimean peninsula, which has been occupied since 2014 by Moscow.