FSB: it is necessary to toughen legislation on combating the financing of terrorism through the Internet


MOSCOW, November 16. The Federal security service (FSB) of Russia proposes to toughen legislation aimed at combating the financing of terrorism through the Internet. About this at a joint meeting of the committees of the Federation Council’s international Affairs and defense and security, said the representative office Andrei Yahorau.

He noted that we should first of all pay attention to the threat from the Internet. According to Yegorov, through a global network of “all possible by hook or by crook gain future militants ISIL (the former name is forbidden on the territory of the Russian Federation the terrorist group “Islamic state” – approx.)”, and – most importantly – held financing (terrorism), which is very difficult to open the existing traditional legal framework.”

“Unfortunately, not many have excited criminal cases on terrorist financing in article 205.1 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (assistance of terrorist activity – approx.)”, – stated the representative of the FSB. According to him, “this requires certain legal framework and supplements the liability of operators, the responsibility of directly dealing with this”.