MOSCOW, December 3. /TASS/. Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has uncovered an illicit weapons manufacturing workshop in the Ivanovo Region, the FSB Center for Public Relations told TASS.
"The Federal Security Service of Russia suppressed the activities of a group of people, residents of the town of Kineshma, the Ivanovo Region, involved in the use of civilian weapons for manufacturing of combat weapons and ammunition at illegal workshops and their further sale," reads the statement.
An investigative arm of the Federal Security Service has initiated criminal cases under part 2 of Article 222 of the Russian Criminal Code ("Illegal Acquisition, Transfer, Sale, Storage, Transportation, or Bearing of Firearms, Its Basic Parts, Ammunition, Explosives, and Explosive Devices").