A RUSSIAN spy with the codename ‘007’ has been captured while passing secrets to Vlad’s forces in Ukraine.
The woman, from the Pologiv district in Zaporizhzhia, was tasked by the Kremlin with identifying the deployment of Ukrainian military units.
She was given the call sign “007” by her Russian “curator”, who also sent her instructions on carrying out reconnaissance and subversive activities in the region.
Using her cover as a local volunteer, she travelled around Russian-occupied territory, using her personal connections to gather background data on resistance fighters.
She also established contacts with Ukrainian forces in order to better establish the location and movement of different units.
When she had located them, she planned to transfer the coordinates of their locations to the Russian army through a specially-created anonymous channel on the Telegram messaging app.
However, she was reportedly caught just in time by Ukrainian special agents and arrested.
She was charged with high treason under martial law and held in custody by the Zaporizhzhia Region Prosecutor’s Office.
It comes amid reports Ukraine has been handing out “surrender cards” to Russian soldiers containing secret codes with advice on how they can return home alive.
The cards feature a message in Russian for Vlad’s invading forces, as well as a QR code on the back with links to further information on how soldiers can surrender to Ukraine.
Pictures of the cards supposedly being distributed widely among Russian forces by Ukraine were shared on social media.
One side of the card is in the blue and yellow colours of the Ukrainian flag.
The headline reads: “YOUR TICKET TO A PEACEFUL LIFE.”
Below, it says in Russian: “Show this card to a Ukrainian soldier – it will save your life and help you return home.”
Amid the apparent Russian collapse in southern and eastern Ukraine, Putin’s troops have abandoned Melitopol, in another city to fall.
The city’s pre-occupation mayor Ivan Fedorov wrote on Telegram that columns of military equipment were reported at a checkpoint in Chonhar, a village marking the boundary between the Crimean peninsula and the Ukrainian mainland.
Melitopol, an area half the size of Wales, has been occupied since early March at the beginning of Putin’s war with Ukraine.
Reports have emerged of Russian soldiers surrendering en masse in the face of the Ukrainian blitz.
Dramatic footage from the frontline shows Vladimir Putin’s invaders giving up with their morale “in the toilet” rather than keep fighting in the war with Ukraine.
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