As the message of the FSB, quoted by “RIA Novosti”, “one of the problematic issues in the field of combating illicit trafficking in weapons is a growth trend in the illicit market demand for firearms made of the so-called mass-dimensional layouts (MMG) and civilian weapons, part of which is identical to their military counterparts.” In recent years, said the FSB, “increased the flow of smuggling to Russia MMG from abroad, especially from Ukraine.”
Such funds are applied to members of illegal armed groups and organized criminal groups in committing grave and resonant crimes,” said secret service. In particular, according to her, in 2014, they were used in a series of murders, residents of Moscow region the gang “GTA” in 2015 — the murder of Nemtsov and Deputy of the local self-government of the Circassian district of Kabardino-Balkaria.
According to the materials of the charges, as written in the earlier, the fighter of the battalion “North” Ruslan muhudinov – the alleged organizer of the murder and convicted in absentia – I bought a pistol of unknown sample, suitable for firing by cartridges of caliber of 9 mm. Weapon, he gave Zaur Dadaev, Beslan Shabanova and Anzor Gubareva. Also, according to the materials, Dadaev has purchased at least 11 rounds to Makarov pistol with six of them he took with him to Moscow, and the other five left at home in the city of Malgobek in Ingushetia.