The Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation: in Russia there are about 90 nationalist and extremist groups

The Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation: in Russia there are about 90 nationalist and extremist groups


MOSCOW, December 1. In Russia there are about 90 nationalist and extremist groups. This was announced on Tuesday, speaking in the Federation Council, the state Secretary, Deputy interior Minister of Russia Igor Zubov.

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“Currently in Russia revealed about 90 nationalist and extremist groups with a total of over 600 participants,” he said.

According to him, according to expert estimates, the number of States in addition to terrorist threats, Europe will face negative influences in the criminal environment. “For Russia, where is always a few million labor migrants from neighboring States, and the sixth part of the population is Muslim, threats to national security remains relevant”, – said Teeth.

“Now we feel the impact of developments in the North Caucasus, which manifest themselves in the form of attempts to commit terrorist attacks in places of a mass congestion of people, armed attacks on law enforcement officers and other serious crimes, which cause wide public resonance,” said Deputy interior Minister, adding that for the first 10 months of the current year identified more than 750 crimes of an extremist nature, which is almost 25% more than the same period last year.

“The Ministry of interior need to strengthen fight against illegal migration”

According to the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko, the Ministry of internal Affairs of the Russian Federation it is necessary to strengthen the fight against illegal migration, since through these channels in Russia can penetrate potential terrorists.

According to her, “now obviously” under the guise of refugees, migrants in Russia “can infiltrate the terrorists, members of the banned in Russia organization ISIL (the former name of the terrorist organization “Islamic state”, prohibited in Russia)”. She urged law enforcement officers to strengthen the fight against illegal migration and with built in it business. “I would ask you to convey our concerns to the Minister of internal Affairs, in cooperation with the Federal migration service and other law enforcement authorities you took the situation under tight control,” said she, turning to the Deputy head of the interior Ministry.

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Matviyenko said that the organizers of illegal migration in the Russian Federation “known”. “They are still at the station will meet the group arriving migrants”, she added. The Senator acknowledged that in recent times “their number” due to the state’s efforts to legalize migration flows, “however, according to expert estimates, 30% or even 50% of the workforce on construction sites and in other places (workers) without patents, without registration”.

“We need to deal with those who delivers them to Russia and make a profit on this, and may present a threat to Russia, because (with the illegals) can penetrate and terrorists”, – said the head of the Federation Council.

For their part, lawmakers are ready “to promptly adopt” the necessary legal acts to facilitate the work of the Ministry of internal Affairs and other departments in this direction, said the Senator, adding that “in addition to legislative measures, a more effective and tough measures combating illegal migration business and illegal migrants.” “Here until a proper interaction and coordination and effective metrics yet. Ask the interior Ministry to pay serious attention to this,” said Matvienko.