This was reported in the press service of the SBU.

According to photographs published by the SBU, as well as intelligence department National Defense University of Ukraine, the detainee may be Vyacheslav Onisko. The rank of major general was awarded to him in 2007 by the third president, Viktor Yushchenko.

Vyacheslav Onisko

The major general was suspected of treason, as well as encroachment on the lives of law enforcement officers and illegal possession of weapons. The investigation established that he was passing secret and completely secret information about the situation in Ukraine to the Russian special services.

The suspect also gave the Russians classified information about the measures of the Ukrainian Defense Forces to repel Russian aggression. The SBU detained the former deputy chief of intelligence at the beginning of the full-scale invasion of the Russian Federation, during the search he tried to shoot law enforcement officers with a Makarov pistol.

The detainee was deputy chairman of the GUR from 2008 to 2010, when the department was headed by Viktor Gvozd. Nail died in Egypt while diving in August 2021.

According to the SBU, Russian special services recruited him back in the Soviet Union, when he studied at a military school in Moscow and at the Frunze Academy. He collected secret information about the activities of strategically important facilities of the military-industrial complex of Ukraine.

He was given a measure of restraint in the form of detention.

  • July 16, 2022 SBI and SBU declared about the successfully conducted special operation to expose the traitor of Ukraine – the current employee of the Security Service of Ukraine, who worked for the special services of the Russian Federation. We are talking about Oleg Kulinich, who from October 2020 to March 2022 headed the Crimean department of the SBU.