A number of alleged members of a cell of international terrorist organization "Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami" caught in St. Petersburg, said the press-service of management of FSB across St.-Petersburg and Leningrad region.
"in the process of investigation of this criminal case and carried out during his escort of operatively-search events, a Number of residents within a region, persons number of participants of this organization. November 8, 2016 in the outcome of a complex quickly-search actions, these persons caught, the question on election of a preventive measure, "– RIA "Novosti" letter press service. The event was carried out by the FSB along with the interior Ministry in St. Petersburg and the Leningrad region. In addition, yesterday, the FSB detained in Volgograd region a group of radical Islamists. First Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riad Haddad said that about 10 thousand Visitors from the CIS are fighting on the side of the terrorist group "Islamic state*" (IG*). In October last year, the head of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov said that Residents of Russia, Ukraine, Georgia and Central Asian countries comprise around 10 members of the "Islamic state" groups. In total, according to his statement, in the ranks of the "Islamic countries" fighting immigrants from more than 100 countries. The share of such mercenaries is 40%.
* Organization, regarding which the court accepted entered into legal force of the conclusion About destruction or prohibition of activity on the grounds stipulated by the Federal law "On countering extremist activity"