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MVD and the FSB found a secret cell of the international terrorist organization “Islamic state” (banned in Russia) in 17 regions of the country in 2019. On Tuesday, September 17, reports RIA Novosti with reference to words of the head of the Main Department for combating extremism of the interior Ministry Oleg Ilyin, published in the magazine “Police of Russia”.
According to Ilyin, the activities of terrorists was foiled in Moscow, and in Moscow, Vladimir, Samara, Saratov, Rostov, Astrakhan and Tyumen regions, Krasnodar, Stavropol, Krasnoyarsk regions. In addition, the terrorist cell dismantled in Dagestan, Chechnya, Kabardino-Balkaria, Adygea Republic, Khanty-Mansi and Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous districts.
He added that the interior Ministry and the FSB have identified 972 crimes of a terrorist nature in the first six months of 2019.
Earlier, on 16 September, it was reported that the leader of the “Islamic state” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi issued a recording in which he told about the nearest plans of the terrorist organization.
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