According to the chief of Ukraine’s Security Service Valentyn Nalyvajchenko, local organizations Communist and Regions parties in Donbas are involved in anti-Ukrainian activities, LB.UA reports Dec. 17.
“Entire grass-roots organizations of the Communist and Regions parties in Donbas are involved in conspiring to topple the existing constitutional regime and intimidating the local population,” Nalyvajchenko said, speaking to Shuster-Live late Dec. 16.
These politicians continue to bankroll rebels and destabilize the situation in Donbas, he said.
“SBU has detained heads of local Communist organizations and city councils in the Luhansk oblast. They testified that they had been receiving instructions and money from Kyiv,” the SBU chief said.