Woman arrested in plot to assassinate President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, Ukraine says

August 07, 2023

KYIV and LONDON -- A Ukrainian woman has been detained by Ukraine’s Security Service in connection with an apparent plot to attack President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, the service said on Monday. An undated photo released by Ukraine's Security Services shows a woman, center, being detained by law enforcement after she was accused of plotting to assassinate President Volodymyr Zelenskyy. Ukraine's Security ServicesLaw enforcement officials said she had been caught "red-handed" as she handed info to the Russians. The Russians would have then ordered an airstrike to assassinate him, Ukrainian officials alleged. Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks staff as he visits a military hospital in the town of Ochakov, in Mykolaiv region, Ukraine July 27, 2023.