terrorism in Russia

St. Petersburg supermarket blast suspect detained

Russia’s FSB Federal Security Service has detained the perpetrator and organizer of the explosion at the Perekrestok supermarket in St. Petersburg, the FSB PR center said, TASS reports. "On December 30, 2017, the Federal …

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 St. Petersburg blast recognized as terror attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that a terrorist attack occurred in St. Petersburg yesterday.  "A terror attack was committed in St. Petersburg yesterday. The Federal Security Service recently thwarted …

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 Thirteen people injured in St. Petersburg blast

A total of 13 people have been injured in an explosion in a supermarket in St. Petersburg, according to the latest data, eight of them remain in hospitals, the city’s Vice-Governor in charge of social issues Anna Mityanina …

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Lavrov names area of Russia-US cooperation

The recent prevention of a terrorist attack in Russia's St. Petersburg was a clear example of successful cooperation between Washington and Moscow, the country's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. The minister …

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 Terrorist recruiters to get life sentences in Russia

Russia’s State Duma passed a law in the third and final reading toughening criminal responsibility for recruiting terrorists up to a life sentence. The law stiffens punishment for bankrolling terrorism, as well as incitement, …

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FSB prevents New Year terrorist attacks in Moscow

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has exposed a terror group comprising people originating from Central Asia, who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, particularly involving suicide bombers, during the holiday season and ahead of …

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Three terrorists killed in Stavropol

Counter-terrorist operation took place was carried out last night in Stavropol, during which the FSB officers killed three terrorists. According to the FSB regional department, counter-terrorist operation regime was introduced in …

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 Moscow's Olympic Stadium evacuated over bomb threat

Two thousand people were evacuated from Moscow's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday over a bomb threat, a source said. The phone threat was received this morning at 11:00 (MSK) with police officers were sent to the spot, RIA Novosti …

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 Militants attack Ingush traffic police checkpoint

The explosive device that detonated at a traffic police checkpoint in the Nazran district of the Russian North Caucasus region of Ingushetia was equivalent to seven or eight kilos of TNT, a source with the Ingush law enforcement agencies …

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 New attack on Crimea’s pipeline?

The second accident on the Crimean gas pipeline has occurred this morning, the Crimean Main Directorate of the Russian Emergencies Ministry said. "We confirm that the second accident [on the pipeline] has taken place," a …

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 Gas pipe damaged in Crimea, possibly deliberately

A section of a pipeline was damaged in Crimea’s Alushta yesterday, the Russian National Anti-terrorism Committee said. "Yesterday, at about 20:00, a pressure drop was detected at a gas distribution facility near the …

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