FSB: 78 terrorist organizations uncovered in Russia this year

FSB: 78 terrorist organizations uncovered in Russia this year

Some 78 international terrorist organizations’ cells have been uncovered in Russia this year in all federal districts, Federal Security Service (FSB) Director and Head of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee Alexander Bortnikov said.

"Security agencies and law enforcement forces have thwarted the activity of 78 clandestine cells of international terrorist organizations, their members were plotting terror attack at social facilities, attacks on law enforcement personnel and other terrorism-related crimes," he said that meeting of the NAC and the Federal Operation Headquarters.

"Their activity was reported in all federal districts," TASS cited Bortnikov as saying.

Ge noted that despite ongoing efforts and successful operations to foil these crimes, international terrorist organizations still pose a major threat.

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