FSB prevented a terrorist attack in the Russian capital, who were preparing for may holidays. Security services detained 12 immigrants from Central Asia – the janitors and the unemployed – was planning to hold fire on passers-by in places of mass festivities. A likely target could become participants of the action “Immortal regiment”. According to preliminary data, the weapon of the militants were brought from Ukraine.
Citizens of Central Asian countries, which in Moscow was detained by the FSB, was going to hold fire on passers-by in places of mass festivities on may day, said the source, RIA “Novosti” in law enforcement. Official confirmation of this information has yet been received.
“We need to popularize our successful experience of struggle against this evil, and not only in Russia but also outside of it”
On Wednesday the Federal security service detained a group of foreigners who planned a series of bombings in the capital region. The attackers carried out the instructions of leaders of international terrorist organizations operating in Syria and Turkey. The FSB said that the detainees seized a large quantity of weapons and explosives.
Now detainees give confession. Their identities were not disclosed in the interests of the investigation. According to a source “Interfax”, during the operation conducted by the security services during the holidays, in Moscow at two addresses detained 12 migrants from Tajikistan, some of whom worked as janitors, others were unemployed.
In this case, while the visitors 12 detainees charged with only illegal circulation of weapons (article 222 of the Russian criminal code) and the encroachment on life of law enforcement officer (article 317), said a source. A criminal case on terrorism has not yet been initiated.
On Thursday the court in Moscow arrested one of the suspects in the preparation of terrorist attacks during the may holidays, reports TASS with reference to the Preobrazhensky court of Moscow. We are talking about the Small Saidova, accused of endangering the lives of police officers and a suspect in preparation of a terrorist attack. For him the measure of restraint in form of detention for a term until 3 July.
According to operational data, men actively communicated in social networks with fellow countrymen living in Turkey and Syria. Now check the information allegedly transferred by them to Moscow assignments to commit terrorist acts on Victory Day, particularly against participants of the action “Immortal regiment”.
In addition, preliminary research of the withdrawn weapon suggests that it was brought from Ukraine.
Member of state Duma Committee on security Anatoly Vyborny said the newspaper VIEW that, first of all, “we must pay tribute to our intelligence services”: “There are real professionals. And we have unique methods and development, allowing time to identify and arrest terrorists, to stop similar crimes before they happen. View, reported each year dozens of terrorist attacks prevented in different regions of Russia. The result of our intelligence agencies, is evident. At the same time, thank God, we no longer hear about the bombings, the explosions at railway stations. Today we have a little think about it, because, in fact, we burn out the disease from the inside with a hot iron” – he said.
The MP also shared his opinion about whether or not to tell the public about thwarted attacks or is it better not to scare people.
“Of course, worth it, says Vyborny. – The country must know its heroes. We need to popularize our successful experience of struggle against this evil, and not only in Russia but also outside of it. To any manifestations of terrorism, in whatever country they may occur, should be treated equally. The more we know that in recent years, the world is mainly faced with international terrorism: attacks are planned in one country are citizens of another country, the explosions occur in the third. This applies to the latest information on the may prevented terrorist acts in Moscow”.
According to the Deputy, the information about the attacks it allows everyone to be more vigilant. People need to know where to call if anything, and to trust law enforcement.
Note that in November of last year in Moscow was found a whole Arsenal of terrorists. In the caches of the gang found bombs, 15 bombs, 8 kg of TNT, 10 thousand rounds of ammunition. The attackers made bombs artisanal way.
12 October last year, security forces have prevented in Moscow a major terrorist attack. On suspicion of involvement in the crime were detained about 10 people, among whom were three citizens of Syria. In the apartment where the bandits were hiding, were found and defused an improvised explosive device, its composition is similar to what was used to commit a terrorist attack in Ankara.
There is a terrorist threat in other regions of Russia. In October last year, the Investigative Committee said that the terrorist attack in a mosque in the Russian Ugra was planned by Islamists from the group “Islamic state”, and one of the alleged terrorists hiding in the Ukraine. In the UK noted that no hope for his extradition, since Ukraine has turned into a “gangster state”.
In early April, the terrorist group “Jamaat of Pallasovskiy” was exposed by the Federal security service of Russia, the militants were recruiting people for Islamic state and was preparing a terrorist attack in the Volgograd region.
Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the terrorist threat exists for all States, so all relevant services are in a state of readiness to counter this threat.Related posts: