The Federal security service (FSB) of Russia reported on the prevention in Moscow a series of attacks, which were prepared according to instructions located in Turkey emissary LIH (“Islamic state”, declared a terrorist organization and prohibited in Russia), informs “RIA Novosti”.
“Suppressed the activity of subversive and terrorist groups consisting of citizens of Tajikistan and citizens of Moldova, who planned to make a series resonant terrorist attacks in Moscow the improvised explosive devices of high power”, — stated in the message referenced in the Agency.
The Ministry stressed that the terrorist attacks were prepared on the direct orders located in Turkey emissary of ISIS, who informed the authorities of Tajikistan have declared in the international search.
In Moscow was detained four members of the group. During searches in their homes were seized improvised explosive devices, automatic firearms, and “a significant amount of explosive material to make an explosive device of great power.”
The FSB has repeatedly stated that the prevention of terrorist attacks in Russia, prepared by supporters of ISIS. The last time the Department reported the prevention of terrorist attacks in Moscow and St. Petersburg. Were detained 10 natives of Central Asia, ready to attack using machine guns and high powered explosives in crowded places.
December 7, security forces reported the arrest of 12 people who were involved in recruitment of citizens into the ranks of the terrorist organization. According to the President of Russia Vladimir Putin, the FSB for ten months prevented ten terrorist attacks and more than 30 terrorism-related crimes.
From 30 September 2015, the Russian military space forces carried out in the Syrian operation, the purpose of which authorities called to prevent the infiltration of militia who fought on the Russian territory and attacks with their participation. August 1, 2016, ISIS has released a video message with threats against Russia and the call for Jihad.