The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) has issued an official warning to 27 city mayors of the southeastern region for separatist actions.
SBU Chairman Valentyn Nalyvaichenko told a briefing on Wednesday. "Official warnings were handed to 27 city heads of different levels of administrative subordination in Donetsk, Luhansk, Mykolaiv and Zaporizhzhia regions. They are warned about responsibility for involvement in separatism," he said. According Nalyvaichenko, heads of cities were warned under the signature and video recording that they will be punished in case of committing a crime. "People instigating to the crimes, terrorizing people, should get the most severe punishment by the court, up to life imprisonment," the SBU Chairman said.