Alexander Bortnikov

U.S. sanctions senior Russian officials over Navalny case

U.S. sanctions senior Russian officials over Navalny case

The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed sanctions against seven Russian officials over Alexey Navalny's case, the agency website informs. Director of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Alexander Bortnikov, First …

EU agrees sanctions over Navalny incident

EU agrees sanctions over Navalny incident

The European Union agreed to impose sanctions on six Russian nationals and one entity over the incident with Russian opposition leader Alexey Navalny.   Director of Russia’s Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, …

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 …

Bortnikov: 39 terrorist attacks foiled in Russia

Bortnikov: 39 terrorist attacks foiled in Russia

Since the beginning of the year, Russian law enforcement agencies have foiled 39 terrorist attacks and eliminated 49 terrorist cells, whose members had planned to carry out attacks in various regions of the country, Director of Russian Federal …

FSB thwarts drone attacks at 2018 World Cup in Russia

FSB thwarts drone attacks at 2018 World Cup in Russia

Russia’s Federal Security Service thwarted attempted drone attacks at the 2018 World Cup, head of FSB Alexander Bortnikov said. Bortnikov said that his officers “took measures to detect and …

Six terrorist attacks prevented in Russia this year

Six terrorist attacks prevented in Russia this year

As many as six terrorist attacks were prevented in Russia this year, chairman of the National Anti-Terror Committee and Chief of Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) Alexander Bortnikov told a session of the …

FSB prevents New Year terrorist attacks in Moscow

FSB prevents New Year terrorist attacks in Moscow

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has exposed a terror group comprising people originating from Central Asia, who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, particularly involving suicide bombers, during the holiday season and ahead of …

Twenty sleeper terrorist cells eliminated in North Caucasus

Twenty sleeper terrorist cells eliminated in North Caucasus

A total of 20 sleeper terrorist cells have been neutralized in the North Caucasus this year, the director of the federal security service FSB Aleksandr Bortnikov said at a meeting of the National Antiterrorist Committee. …

FSB: Russia did not interfere in US election

FSB: Russia did not interfere in US election

The head of Russia's top domestic security agency rejected allegations of interference in the U.S. election. The director of the Federal Security Service (FSB), Alexander Bortnikov, said that he discussed claims of …

FSB: terrorist organizations led by ISIS sustain losses

FSB: terrorist organizations led by ISIS sustain losses

Over the past year, international terrorist organizations led by ISIS have sustained considerable losses in manpower and equipment, the Federal Security Service chief, Alexander Bortnikov, said at a meeting with the heads of …

FSB: ISIS may create another worldwide terrorist network

FSB: ISIS may create another worldwide terrorist network

ISIS international terrorist organization plans to create another worldwide terrorist network, Russia's Federal Security Service Chief Alexander Bortnikov said. "Now, that they have practically suffered defeat …

 Putin holds meeting with Russia's Security Council

Putin holds meeting with Russia's Security Council

Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting with permanent members of the country's Security Council. Participants discussed matters raised during the President’s recent international contacts, as well as …

ISIS intends to unite forces with other terrorist groups

ISIS intends to unite forces with other terrorist groups

Russian Federal Security Service FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov said at the Moscow Conference on International Security that the FSB has data on ISIS (outlawed in Russia) holding negotiations with other terror groups to unite …