Russian Prosecutor General’s Office slams North Caucasus law enforcers

The Russian Prosecutor General’s Office has criticized law enforcers of the North Caucasus Federal District fighting with extremism and terrorism, RIA Novosti reports.

Its criticisms includes such flaws as poor financing of regional and municipal programs on prevention of extremism and terrorism, inefficiency of anti-terrorism commissions, reluctance of local autonomies in protecting facilities from terrorists, inadequate evaluation of religious groups by the Russian Justice Ministry and lack of reports on reception of money from foreigners.

Territorial offices of the Federal Supervision Agency for Information Technologies and Communications has not been detecting extremist materials efficiently since 2012. The Federal Migration Service has not formed effective mechanisms to prevent violations of the migration law.

Deputy Prosecutor General Ivan Sydoruk sent messages with recommendations to minimize extremism and terrorism threats and stabilize law enforcement.