17:44 GMT16 May 2021
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    Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said Wednesday it had detained a group of people from Central Asia who were planning to carry out terrorist attacks in the Moscow region during the May holidays.

    "Following investigative work in the city of Moscow, the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation detained a group of citizens of Central Asian countries who were planning to carry out a series of terrorist attacks in the Moscow region during the May holidays by an order of the leaders of international terrorist organizations active on the territories of Syria and Turkey," the FSB said in a statement.

    The detainees gave a confession. The FSS officers also seized large quantities of weapons and explosives.



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