Putin visits international jazz festival in Crimea’s KoktebelSociety & Culture August 21, 2:31
Militants launch shell on exhibition complex near Damascus - televisionWorld August 20, 15:27
Cardinal Parolin: Dialogue of Roman Catholic and Orthodox Churches to help them feel unitySociety & Culture August 20, 8:27
Polina Dibrova, mother of three, wins Mrs. Russia 2017 beauty pageantSociety & Culture August 20, 4:41
Russian emergencies ministry plane returns from firefighting mission in ArmeniaWorld August 20, 4:39
East Ukraine conflict claimed nearly 3,000 civilian lives — ICRCWorld August 20, 1:56
Renowned Russian filmmaker Andrei Konchalovsky turns 80Society & Culture August 20, 0:48
One of seven injured in Surgut stabbing spree in critical condition — authoritiesSociety & Culture August 19, 23:51
Netanyahu expects to meet with Putin in Sochi on August 23 — Israeli premier’s officeRussian Politics & Diplomacy August 19, 22:47
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, November 29 (Itar-Tass) — Police in Nizhny Novgorod detained four members of a branch of Hizb ut Tahrir, a terrorist organization banned in Russia.
"To exclude the risk factors, a large-scale operation was carried out early in the morning at several addresses of residence of Hizb ut Tahrir members in a city district. Taking part in it were some 50 police, agents of Fhe federal Security Service and special task force personnel from both law-enforcement agencies," the press service of the Interior Ministry's department for the Volga Federal District told Itar-Tass.
The police seized extremist literature from the detainees.
The Hiz ut Tahrir grassroot comprised Central Asia natives. "After police and the FSB ascertained the key members of the group and their addresses, a decision was made to detain the suspects, police said.
A criminal case has been opened against the detainees.