7 February in Ekaterinburg were arrested 7 people belonging to a terrorist organization «Islamic state». The militants were planning to commit a series of bombings in Moscow, St. Petersburg and in the Urals, RIA Novosti reported with reference to the press service of the FSB.
Among the detainees — citizens of Russia and countries of Central Asia.
Led the group, according to the FSB, the terrorist, who came from Turkey.
After the terrorist attacks, the militants had intended to go to Syria to participate in hostilities on the side of the IG.