Samara region resident arrested over extremist propaganda

A court has ordered the arrest of a Samara region resident on counts of involvement in the Hizb-ut-Tahrir international organization outlawed by the Russian Supreme Court as terrorist.

A court has ordered the arrest of a Samara region resident on counts of involvement in the Hizb-ut-Tahrir international organization outlawed by the Russian Supreme Court as terrorist.

"The court ordered the arrest on January 14 at the detective's request," the Samara region department of the Russian Investigative Committee said.

The man was charged under part 1, article 205.2 (public appeals for terrorism or public justification of terrorism) and part 2, article 282.2 (involvement in the activity of an extremist organization) of the Russian Criminal Code.

The detectives said the suspect was engaged in Hizb-ut-Tahrir propaganda and recruited new members of that organization in Samara from 2012 till April 2014.

He posted Hizb-ut-Tahrir videos on the Internet to convey information about the organization's activity to third persons, the detectives said.

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