Valery Devils


Arsen Avakov

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The Deputy Minister of internal Affairs of Ukraine Anton Gerashchenko said Thursday that the detainee counterintelligence of SBU on suspicion of treason, the General-the major of SBU Valery Devils were preparing an attempt on interior Minister Arsen Avakov.

“This morning I spoke with the Minister of internal Affairs. He said that Yes, indeed, the security Service and its operational channels gave us that major-General the Devils, except the assassination of Adam Osmayev, worked diligently to organize the assassination of the Minister of internal Affairs”, – said the Deputy head of the interior Ministry, the TV channel “Ukraine is 24”.

Gerashchenko added that it wouldn’t be the first attempt on Avakov. “I thank the staff of SBU for effective work and arrest a dangerous state criminal and spy,” he said.

Speaking about what he knows about the RAID to apprehend Shaytanov, Gerashchenko said: “General Devils had contact with the FSB, went for this in foreign travel, but our European and us colleagues in control of the situation with the Russian agents, they passed this information to the security service that the General security service has odd relationships and contacts with Russian spies.”

After that, according to the Deputy Minister of internal Affairs, the Devils “was taken deep development and placed into clean water.”

Later Gerashchenko made a further statement. The Deputy Minister claims that among the people of Ukraine was given on Thursday in the framework of mutual release of the detained persons are suspected in the assassination attempt on him.

“Including traded one of those people who are organized in 2016, the attack on me. Dmitry Jakub, born in 1978, native of the Crimea. He spent more than three years in jail Lukyanovka,” – said Gerashchenko.

According to him, in the attitude of the man was already on trial, reports “Interfax”. “He, along with his accomplice came to Ukraine, it was the task of the Russian intelligence services to put an explosive device under my car,” – said Gerashchenko.

According to him, he was glad that Kiev exchanged Dmitry Yakub on “one of our citizens” because “one good honest Ukrainian is now in his family.”

The Shevchenkovsky district court of Kiev on Wednesday elected major-General Sitenovo detained on suspicion of treason, a measure of restraint in form of detention for a term until 14 June 2020, inclusive.

As reported, the Devils was detained by the SBU on April 14. He is suspected of treason and terrorist acts, as well as in planning the assassination of the commander of the battalion behalf of Dzhokhar Dudayev Adam Osmayev.

According to the SBU, the Devils which is one of the former leaders of the special operations Center “A” of the SBU, was on agent communication under the pseudonym “solitary man” with the FSB. The proof of this was published on audio recordings of conversations in which he participated as Devils and FSB Colonel Igor Egorov.