It is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the FSB.

According to the agency, the detainees recruited, organized channels for transporting recruits to Syria, and provided other assistance to terrorists.

“When detaining criminals at their places of residence, counterfeit Bank of Russia bank notes, fake passports, as well as communications, electronic storage media used by them in conducting illegal activities were discovered and seized,” the FSB said.

Investigators opened a criminal case on the basis of terrorist offenses.

Earlier, the Military Court in Moscow sentenced to nine to 15 years in prison members of the IG cell created in the Yaroslavl region.

* “Islamic State” (IG) - the organization was recognized as terrorist by decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation of December 29, 2014.