The FSB stopped the illegal activities of the group, who organized a major channel of smuggling of weapons From the European Union and Ukraine on the court of Russia, said the Ministry.
From illegal circulation it is withdrawn more than 150 firearms foreign and Russian production ", - told RIA "news" in the FSB.
As stated by the information Agency in the Center of public relations (TSOs) FSB " in July in Smolensk by marketing the next batch of weapons, detained red-handed part of the organizers of criminal business, one Of which was previously convicted citizen of the Azerbaijan Republic. At the same time with this 12 regions of the country detained 14 active members of prestupnoi driven group, three Of whom dei pumps sponding to the police ". To conceal illegal activity of members of illegal groups have used fake documents proving their identity and registration plates on the vehicle." in the end, special operations From illegal circulation it is withdrawn more than 150 firearms foreign and Russian - made Kalashnikov's machine gun, Kalashnikov assault rifles, submachine guns, carbines, rifles (M-16, M-4, G-H), pistols (Glock, " Onset ", " desert eagle ", "Beret" ) and revolvers, and among them with adaptations For besshumno driven shooting, grenade launcher, explosive device, the main parts and components For the production of more than 200 weapons, more than 2, five hundred ammunition of various calibres, more than 10 kg of explosives and detonators ", - stressed in the FSB. According to the intelligence services, eliminated four of the workshop on the production and modernization of the means of destruction, as well as two workshops on manufacture of ammunition. The investigative units of the FSB and the interior Ministry prosecuted. Seized weapons are aimed at technical and ballistic examination. The issue of additional criminal cases under article 226. 1 "arms Smuggling" of the criminal code. Now being further operatively-search events and investigations on procedural consolidation of the illegal activities of organized crime groups, fact-finding their possible involvement in the Commission of serious and most serious crimes in the territory of the Russian Federation.