The Russian Federal Security Service has reported the detention of seven members of ISIS, a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, in Yekaterinburg; the men intended to depart for Syria upon the perpetration of terror attacks.
"On February 7, 2016, in Yekaterinburg, the Russian FSB detained seven members of a ring comprising of citizens of Russia and the Central Asian region affiliated to the ISIS international terrorist organization outlawed in Russia, who were preparing high-profile terror attacks by use of improvised explosive devices in the territories of Moscow, St. Petersburg and the Sverdlovsk region," the FSB public relations center told Interfax on Feb. 8.
The group was led by a member of the aforesaid terrorist organization, who had come from the territory of Turkey.
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