MOSCOW, April 13 (RAPSI) – A Ukrainian citizen has been arrested in the Samara region on suspicion of espionage, RIA Novosti news agency reported Thursday citing its law enforcement source.

According to recent reports, the 27-year old man was working for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry’s Main Directorate of Intelligence.

During interrogation, the suspect confessed that he was engaged in visual intelligence and made photos and videos of military and transport infrastructure’s facilities in the self-proclaimed Donetsk People’s Republic and Russia’s Rostov and Samara regions.

According to the agency’s source, the man transferred all collected information to Ukraine’s Defense Ministry.

The suspect may be expelled and prohibited from entry into Russia for 10 years.