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Russia may open criminal case against Moscow student detained on Turkish-Syrian border

June 05, 2015, 12:44 UTC+3

Varvara Karaulova, feared recruited by Islamic State, was detained on June 4 in the Turkish city of Kilis while trying to cross the Turkish-Syrian border

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MOCOW, June 5. /TASS/. The police will hand over to investigative agencies the files concerning student of Moscow State University Varvara Karaulova detained in Turkey to address the issue of opening a criminal case over her suspected involvement in an illegal armed group.

"The missing person case will be closed in connection with Karaulova’s detention in Turkey," the Interior Ministry press center told TASS on Friday.

"On the other hand, all necessary files for addressing the issue of opening the criminal case against the student under Articles 30 and 208 of Russia's Criminal Code - the suspected involvement in an illegal armed group," the press service said.

Varvara Karaulova, a student of the Moscow State University, went missing on May 27 and later left for Istanbul. 

Her family's lawyer said on Tuesday he believed the girl had been taken away from Russia by Islamic State recruiters.

TASS earlier reported that Karaulova was detained on June 4 in the city of Kilis while trying to cross the Turkish-Syrian border.

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