Three young men detained in Moscow for throwing flares at US ambassador’s residenceWorld October 25, 22:02
Kremlin gives no comment on alleged US carte blanche to Russia for Aleppo operationRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 21:44
German ARD TV channel to go any length to win case against Russian athlete — lawyerSport October 25, 21:24
Russian, German top diplomats discuss humanitarian situation in Aleppo — ministryRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 20:09
Russia moves up to 40th place in Doing Business-2017 rating — World BankBusiness & Economy October 25, 20:04
Russia hopes to receive roadmap from IPC on Paralympic membership soonSport October 25, 20:03
Lukoil warns about fake "namesake" company in UKBusiness & Economy October 25, 19:39
Russia keeps urging West to set up wide coalition against terrorismRussian Politics & Diplomacy October 25, 19:37
The farthest shore: peaceful images of Russia's Primorsky KraiSociety & Culture October 25, 19:17
MOSCOW, July 26. /TASS/. Officers of the Russian Interior Ministry and Federal Security Service (FSB) have arrested supporters of the international terrorist organization, the Islamic State (or IS, which is outlawed in Russia) in Tver, central Russia, and Nazran, Ingushetia in the North Caucasus, Russian Interior Ministry spokeswoman, Irina Volk told TASS on Tuesday.
"Tver police and federal officers from the regional FSB have apprehended a clandestine terrorist cell, whose members were engaged in recruiting Central Asian nationals into international terrorist organizations, including those active in Syria," the police spokeswoman said.
According to Volk, detectives surveilling the terror group unveiled a hideout in Tver, basically the suspects’ apartment, where the cell’s covert meetings took place. Numerous amounts of extremist material were seized during the search.
"In Ingushetia, law enforcement agents arrested two residents of the Ekazhevo village in the Nazran district. Those young people joined the IS ranks using social media and were going to travel to Syria in the near future to join the fighting on the side of the terrorists", the Interior Ministry spokeswoman said.
Investigators have charged all suspects with violating Article 205.5, part 2 of the Russian Criminal Code: the charge is participating in a terrorist organization.