From preparing attacks in the Crimea Ukrainian saboteurs was a “safety net” in the form of a group of officers of the Navy of Ukraine. According to the source RIA Novosti, they followed developments in the marine specialty center in Ochakovo the Nikolaev area. In case of failure of the operation, officers had to help the saboteurs to escape.
According to the interlocutor of Agency, on August 7-9, in the 73rd marine center for special purposes in Sochi there has arrived group of officers from the Central headquarters of the Navy. Their Mi-14PS landed on the airfield of Kulbakino.
“Soldiers of the sea center in private conversations said that this group arrived to organize support and evacuation are blocked in Crimea and sabotage and reconnaissance groups of the Main intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine”, — said the source.
In FSB say that the saboteurs worked for the Ukrainian Ministry of defense. On interrogations they admitted that the objects of the attacks were to be, in particular, the airport and the bus station of Simferopol. Only in this case were arrested seven people.
Before it became known that during the operation to prevent terrorist attacks in the Crimea, killed FSB Lieutenant Colonel Roman Kamenev and marine contractor Semyon Sychyov. The source of the edition “Kommersant” told about how it occurred clashes.