August 25th, local time, the Russian Federal Security Service announced that law enforcement officials had detained 31 members of extremist groups in Moscow, Novosibirsk, Yakutsk and Krasnoyarsk Krai during a special operation in the department, Tass reported.
Sources say the men are responsible for recruiting and transporting new recruits to war zones in Russia and funding terrorist groups in Syria. During the operation, law enforcement officials seized videos, books and communications equipment, bank cards, etc. containing religious incitement. At present, the Russian prosecution has launched a criminal investigation against these people.