extremism in Russia

Russia sees a surge in terrorism-related crimes

The number of terrorism-related and extremism-related crimes in Russia increased over the past year by almost 30% and more than 40% respectively, according to the report of  Russia's Ministry of Internal Affairs. In …

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 FSB shuts down extremist group in Crimea

The Federal Security Service (FSB) has shut down the activity of an extremist group in Crimea that had been created by an aide to Ukraine’s Verkhovna Rada member of parliament, the FSB Center for Public Relations said. "The …

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 Putin: FSB effectively prevents terrorism

Since the beginning of the year, Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) has prevented almost 50 acts of a terrorist nature and detained about 800 members of armed bands, Russia's President Vladimir Putin said today, …

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Mutko: Racism not purely Russian problem

Russia's deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko claims the country does not have an endemic issue with racism as FIFA prepares to employ strict anti-discrimination measures at the Confederations Cup. Speaking at a media …

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Terrorist suspects detained in Moscow

Russian security forces detained 12 people suspected of being members of a terrorist organization in Moscow and the Moscow region, the press service of the Moscow department of the Interior Ministry said. "Officers of the Center on …

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Number of terrorist attacks prevented in Crimnea

A group of Ukrainian saboteurs, detained by Russia's Federal Security Service in Crimea's Sevastopol on November 9, are staff members of the Main Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry intelligence …

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Russia's FSB detains Ukrainian saboteurs in Crimea

Russia's Federal Security Service detained a group of Ukrainian saboteurs in Sevastopol on November 9, who it said were planning to attack military sites and vital infrastructure in Crimea. The FSB said it had confiscated …

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