Contents tagged with Terrorist act

  • A Russian citizen accused of preparing a terrorist act in Belgium was detained in Italy

    According to Huffington Post, representatives of Italian prosecutors said that yesterday, July 7, a Chechen immigrant named Eli Bombataliev was arrested in Italy.

    Bombataliev has been accused of preparing a terrorist attack in Belgium. He and his wife Marina Kachmazova may have intended to commit a whole series of terrorist attacks.

    After studying the detainee’s phone, Italian law enforcement officers discovered that he had urged his wife to “blast herself.” The police found that Bombataliev …

  • Media: Suspects of explosions in Swedish city of Gothenburg were trained in Russia

    According to the investigation, the defendants in the case on the explosions in Swedish Gothenburg underwent militarized training at a special camp in the vicinity of Saint Petersburg, as stated by prosecutor Mats Ljungqvist, as reported by DW.

    According to him, the suspects, aged 20, 23 and 50, maintained contact with the Scandinavian radical nationalist-socialist organization the “Nordic Resistance Movement”. Furthermore, two of the three accused persons were trained at the ultra-nationalist …

  • Media: A terrorist act near the Russian Embassy in Berlin was prevented at the last moment

    The German Sunday newspaper, Bild am Sonntag, reports that a terrorist act near the Russian Embassy in Berlin on April 10th was prevented at the last moment.

    The newspaper notes that a Moroccan citizen called Mohammed H., who is suspected of planning the terrorist act, discussed the attack on social networks. Last Saturday, he was going to walk among demonstrators in front of the Russian embassy and commit an act of terrorism. Thus, the supposed attack was prevented just one day before its …

  • Eight people were detained in Moscow and St. Petersburg in connection with the metro bombing

    On Thursday, April 6, eight suspects were detained in connection with the explosion in the St. Petersburg Metro, as reported by the official representative of the Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation, Svetlana Petrenko. According to her, the FSB and the Ministry of Internal Affairs, working jointly, detained six people in St. Petersburg and two in Moscow.

    "Seyfulla Khakimov, Ibragibzhon Yermatov, Dilmurod Muidinov, Bakhram Yergashev, Azamzhon Makhmudov, Makhamadyusuf Mirzaalimov, …

  • Act of terror in Russia, initial information points to radical Islamists

    On April 3 there was an explosion in a Saint Petersburg metro. The device went off while the train was traveling the stretch between the Sennaya Ploshchad and Tekhnologichesky Institut metro stations. According to official information, 10 people were killed and 47 injured. However, the local media talks about 14 casualties. The authorities have not yet confirmed this information.

    The investigative committee announced that criminal proceedings were being initiated according to article 205 of …

  • Istanbul terror attack: Russian citizens detained by police

    On New Year’s eve, a gunman opened fire at the popular Reina club Istanbul. 39 people were killed and nearly 70 wounded. A couple days later, the so-called Islamic State took responsibility for the attack.

    The Turkish Foreign Minister, Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, said that the law enforcement agencies have identified the terrorist, who is currently wanted, but did not name him.

    Overall, more than 40 people have been detained in connection with the terrorist attack in Istanbul.

    On January 4th, in a …

  • Putin: Sanctions hinder the fight against terrorism

    Russian President Vladimir Putin stated at a meeting with representatives from both chambers of the Russian parliament that “the economic and political constraints divide the countries and do not allow them to join forces in the fight against terrorism”, RIA Novosti reported.

    "All restrictions in the economic sphere, in the political sphere - they divide the states and do not allow them to join forces in the fight against the common evil — terrorism. We are taking hits because of this — both …

  • Ukrainian accused of plotting to blow up Russian Embassy has been acquitted

    Ukrainian citizen, Vadim Bezkorovainy, who was accused of preparing terrorist acts against the Russian embassy in London, has been aquitted by a jury trial. The case hearing took place in the Central Criminal Court of London on November 13. However, he has not been released yet as it appears he has been staying in Great Britain illegally using a Polish passport under the name of Karol Beletski. Now he is facing a deportation.

    Bezkorovainy was arrested in March 2014 in the suburb of London and …