Astrakhan Region

June 19, 2019 17:55

  • Two natives of Dagestan detained in case on financing IS*

    In Moscow and the Moscow Region, law enforcers detained two natives of Dagestan, suspected of transferring money to terrorists. Searches at homes of Dagestani natives are being carried out in seven regions, including Dagestan, the Stavropol Territory, and the Astrakhan Region, the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) reports.

May 30, 2019 21:56

April 20, 2019 08:23

March 19, 2019 20:28

  • Imam Makhmud Velitov asks to transfer him to civilian hospital

    Imam Makhmud Velitov, sentenced for justifying terrorism, is hospitalized, reports the Department for the Astrakhan Region of the Federal Penitentiary Service (known as FSIN). Prison doctors are to decide whether the transfer of the prisoner to a civilian hospital is justified.

February 26, 2019 08:26

  • Investigators find it unlikely that attack in Bakhtemir village was a terror act

    The man, who was shot dead after attacking a policeman in the village of Bakhtemir of the Astrakhan Region, had not attracted law enforcers' attention and was not registered by psychiatrists. No terrorist motives can be seen in the attacker's actions, the spokesman of the regional branch of the Investigating Committee of the Russian Federation (ICRF) has stated.

February 25, 2019 18:40

  • Attack on law enforcers in Astrakhan District becomes first incident since April 2017

    On February 24, residents of the Bakhtemir village reported to the police about a man with a gun walking down the street. Law enforcers came to the place and demanded from the man to hand over his gun, but he opened fire on them and was killed by return fire. One policeman was hospitalized with wounds in serious condition. He stays in a coma, investigators report today.

February 20, 2019 23:01

February 15, 2019 17:15

  • Woman suspected of organizing IS* unit arrested in Astrakhan

    According to the Russia's FSB, the detained woman-resident of the Astrakhan Region was one of the organizers of the secret unit of the international terrorist organization "Islamic State", banned in Russia by the court. She is suspected of financing terrorists, investigators have stated.

February 11, 2019 11:03

January 03, 2019 14:04

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