Court in Cherkessk arrests alleged Right Sector supporter


    The Circassian city court took into custody an alleged supporter of the Ukrainian organization Right Sector (recognized as extremist in the Russian Federation and banned). He was arrested for two months, they said. TASS in the FSB department for the Karachay-Cherkess Republic (KCHR). The detainee is suspected of preparing terrorist attacks in the prosecutor’s office and the military registration and enlistment office.

    On August 5, the Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that a terrorist attack had been prevented in Cherkessk. According to the intelligence service, it was prepared by a local resident born in 1992, a supporter of the Right Sector.

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    The target of the attack, according to the FSB, was law enforcement officers of the KChR. A criminal case was initiated against the detainee under Art. “preparation for a terrorist act” (part 1, article 30, paragraph “a”, part 2, article 205) and “participation in an extremist organization” (part 2, article 282.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation).

    Read more in the publication “Kommersant” “Chekists defended the military.”

    Maria Fedotova


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