Contents tagged with Terrorists

  • Russian Security Service detains suicide bombers who planned to carry out terrorist attacks in Moscow

    Officers of the FSB in Russia detained four ISIS terrorists who were preparing to commit a series of terrorist attacks in shopping centers and on public transportation in Moscow.

    The FSB reported that “members of a terrorist group were detained as a result of a special operation. Among them are the organizer of the attacks, who is an emissary of the Islamic State; an expert in the manufacture of explosive devices; and two suicide bombers.”

    The terrorist group consisted of a Russian citizen …

  • Shoygu: Russia and Iran will pursue bilateral projects to fight against international terrorism

    Speaking at a meeting with Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoygu said Moscow and Tehran hope to pursue bilateral projects to raise the efficiency of the fight against international terrorism, TASS reported.

    "We believe the efficiency of measures taken by Russia and Iran on fight against international terrorism will, to a great extent, depend on the implementation of bilateral projects," Shoygu said.

    The meeting between the two Defense Ministers came …

  • Ukrainian Intelligence: LPR separatists laundered more than $300,000 through Ukrainian banks

    The State Security Service of Ukraine (SSU) found accounts from the criminal group in some Ukrainian banks

    Members of the so-called Luhansk People's Republic fraudulently laundered at least 8 million Ukrainian Hryvnia ($322,000) through financial institutions. The SSU stopped activities by this currency conversion center which provided various tax services, as reported by the SSU press-service.

    “The ‘Converter’ (Conversion Center) was organized by four residents of the Luhansk and Kyiv …

  • Fake Syrian passport costs 750 Euro

    A Dutch journalist based in Syria has managed to get a forged Syrian passport and ID card with a photograph of prime minister Mark Rutte on it.

    It cost Harald Doornbos only some €750 for the passport, which he was able to pick up from the forgers within 40 hours. The forger told Doornbos that he would be able to enter Cyprus with the passport. The aim of the exercise, according to Doornbos, had not been to buy a forged passport featuring Rutte, but he had been asked to supply a name and …