LIGNET: Russia's GRU: Sleeper Agents Behind the Masks in Ukraine

Image: LIGNET: Russia's GRU: Sleeper Agents Behind the Masks in Ukraine Armed masked men, likely members of a special Russian military unit, guard a checkpoint on a highway that connects the Crimean Peninsula with the Ukrainian mainland on Feb. 28, 2014. (Viktor Drachev/AFP/Getty Images)

Wednesday, 07 May 2014 04:58 PM

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The provenance of the masked men sowing discord in southern and eastern Ukraine is coming into focus.

Referred to as "green men" and sleeper agents, they are members of an elite unit under the control of Russia's military intelligence agency, the GRU. They work indirectly, for Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Click HERE to read an exclusive analysis by LIGNET's top intelligence experts.


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