A 17-year-old suicide bomber blew himself up on Wednesday in a local branch of the Russian Security Services (FSB) in the north of the country, injuring three employees, according to the authorities who opened an investigation for “terrorist act”. “An explosive device detonated,” a spokesman for the governor of the Arkhangelsk region, Artiom Botyguin, told…

Six members of an Islamic state cell preparing to carry out attacks in Moscow have been arrested, the Federal Security Service (FSB) announced in a statement issued by Russian news agencies. They were receiving their orders from jihadists from Central Asia based in Syria and had planned to use firearms and improvised explosive devices, he…

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz published images of the Russian S-300, provided by Moscow to Damascus after the destruction of the Russian Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Syrian coast during an Israeli raid. The newspaper reported that images taken by an Israeli satellite show one of the batteries recently provided by Russia to Syria at the…

Russia: two ISIS rebels killed in Dagestan Two alleged rebels, linked to the jihadist group Islamic State (ISIS), were killed Saturday 13 october 2018 during an “anti-terrorist” operation in Dagestan, Republic of the Russian Caucasus, the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) announced in a statement. Retrieved from a country house in the Khassavurt area of western…

Israel will not be the only loser when Russia delivers the Russian S-300 air defence missile system to Syria. Turkey will also lose. This is due to his interests in the country led by Bashar Al Assad. This opinion was expressed by experts from the Al Mustaqbal think tank based in the United Arab Emirates,…

Pro-Turkish rebels have cautiously welcomed the Russian-Turkish agreement to create a “demilitarized zone” in Idleb province, the last insurgent stronghold in Syria, while jihadists have rejected it. Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan last week overcame their divisions over the fate of this region threatened by a regime offensive, announcing the creation by 15 October…

The russian FSB accused Ukrainian intelligence agencies of helping the Islamic state to organize terrorist attacks in Russia. On Monday, September 10, the Public Relations Center of the Federal Security Service (FSB) accused the Ukrainian security services of providing active support to jihadists of the terrorist organization Islamic State for the organization of terrorist acts…

On Sunday, 2 September 2018, the press service of the National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) of the Russian Federation reported the elimination in Dagestan of former terrorist leader Abas Khubayev, involved in attacks and murders of police officers and civilians. In particular, as reported by RIA Novosti, Khubaev was the organizer of an attack against traffic…

The head of Russian diplomacy Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday, August 29, 2018, hope that Western countries will not “hinder the anti-terrorist operation” in Idleb, the last Syrian region outside the control of government forces. “I hope that our Western partners will not encourage provocations, will not hinder the anti-terrorist operation” in Idleb, he said at…

Russian President Vladimir Putin and American President Donald Trump agreed in principle on the need for Iranians to leave Syria, said a source in the U.S. administration. John Bolton, President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, will discuss arms control and Iran’s role in Syria with his Russian counterpart Nikolai Patrushev in Geneva next week, a…