The security service of Ukraine kidnapped in Crimea, two Russian military and took them to the territory of the Nikolaev area of Ukraine, said the Russian defense Ministry.
“On 20 November at about 13:00 Moscow time employees of the security service of Ukraine was illegally detained and deported from Crimea to the territory of the Nikolaev region (Ukraine) the Russian military: Lieutenant Odintsov Maxim E. and younger Sergeant of contract service Baranov V.” — quoted by TASS Agency.
The defense Ministry also said that, according to some reports, the Ukrainian special services have taken “attempts to fabricate against Baranova A.V. and Odintsova, M. E. criminal prosecution for allegedly committed crimes against Ukraine”.
“We consider these actions of the Ukrainian intelligence services against Russian citizens yet another grave provocation and we demand their immediate return to the territory of the Russian Federation”, — reads the statement of the Ministry of defense.