terrorism in Russia

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FSB thwarts terror attacks in Stavropol Region

Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) thwarted two terror attack attempts, prepared by ISIS (terror group outlawed in Russia) followers ahead of the May holidays, the FSB press service said Thursday. "In April this year, the FSB …

UN chief condemns Kazan school shooting

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has slammed the recent shooting in a Kazan school as an act of senseless violence, spokesman for the Secretary General Stephane Dujarric told a briefing on Tuesday. "The secretary general …

FSB thwarts terrorist attack in Simferopol

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has thwarted a terrorist attack in Crimea’s capital city Simferopol by detaining two supporters of the terrorist organization Hayat Tahrir al-Sham (outlawed in Russia), who were plotting an …

FSB foils terror attack in Russia’s Adygea republic

Russia’s Federal Security Service has detained a member of the Islamic State terror group outlawed in Russia, who was plotting a terror attack in the places of mass gathering in Adygea, North Caucasus, the FSB Public Relations Center …

Counter-terrorist operation underway in Makhachkala

A counter-terrorist operation is underway in the Sovetsky District of Makhachkala, the region’s operative headquarters said. "At 10:15 on March 11 the chief of the FSB [Federal Security Service] office in the Republic of …

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 …