Ukraine’s domestic security agency, the SBU, on Tuesday raided the Kyiv offices of RIA Novosti, a Russian state-owned news outlet.
The SBU said the raids were part of its investigation into Russian media outlets being “used as tools of a hybrid war against Ukraine.”
Relations between Kiev and Moscow have been tense since Russia annexed Crimea away from Ukraine in 2014 and supported Ukrainian separatists in the region.
The Kyiv government has long accused Russian state news agencies of stirring up conflict in the region. Ukraine has also accused russia of supporting separatists with…