FSB officers stopped preparing a terrorist attack in Kaliningrad.
According to the press service of the department, the security forces detained a Russian in Kaliningrad, who, according to the FSB, is a supporter of the Right Sector extremist organization banned in the Russian Federation *. It is reported that the attacker planned to commit a terrorist attack against the military personnel of one of the units on the eve of the celebration of Victory Day.
According to security officials, after committing the crime, the man was going to go to Ukraine and take part in hostilities against the Russian Armed Forces there.
It is reported that an improvised explosive device with striking elements, as well as paraphernalia of an extremist organization, was confiscated from the suspect.
Currently, a criminal case has been opened against the detainee under the articles of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation “Preparation for a terrorist attack” and “Illegal manufacture of explosives, alteration or repair of explosive devices.”
* recognized by the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of November 17, 2014 as an extremist organization, its activities are prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation;
* recognized by the decision of the Moscow City Court of December 17, 2014 as a terrorist organization, activities are prohibited on the territory of the Russian Federation