terrorism 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 …

ISIS financiers detained in five Russian regions

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained financiers of the Islamic State terrorist organization (outlawed in Russia) in five regions of the country, the FSB said in a statement on Monday. "The Federal …

One FSB officer killed in shootout in downtown Moscow

One member of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) was killed on Thursday in a shootout in downtown Moscow, the FSB told reporters, TASS reports. "One FSB officer was killed in a shootout in central Moscow," the FSB …

FSB detains ISIS ‘fundraisers’ in Dagestan

The Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) has detained supporters of the international terrorist organization, the ISIS (the terror group banned in Russia), that had collected at least 10 million rubles ($157,000) for the terrorists, in the …

Bortnikov: 39 terrorist attacks foiled in Russia

Since the beginning of the year, Russian law enforcement agencies have foiled 39 terrorist attacks and eliminated 49 terrorist cells, whose members had planned to carry out attacks in various regions of the country, Director of Russian Federal …