“In the city of Kazan, the activity of a cell of the international terrorist organization“ Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami ”was suppressed, five of its members were detained.

A criminal case has been opened against the defendants, ”RIA Novosti reports.

It is noted that the activities of the suspects were aimed at the violent overthrow of the current government.

It is also reported that propaganda materials from Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami, communications and electronic media were found and seized at the places of residence of the detainees.

Earlier, FSB officers exposed two cells of international terrorists in Karachay-Cherkessia and Dagestan.


 "Party of Islamic Liberation" ("Hizb ut-Tahrir al-Islami") - the organization was recognized as terrorist by the decision of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation dated 02.14.2003.