“To elect ... a preventive measure in the form of detention until April 15, 2021,” the court said in a statement.

The detainees are suspected of participating in the activities of an organization that, in accordance with Russian legislation, is recognized as terrorist.

Moreover, two of them are also accused of attempted seizure of power or forcible retention of power.

Lawyer Emil Kurbedinov told TASS that another suspect in the case was detained in the city of Sevastopol, so another court will choose a preventive measure.

According to the agency, six people were detained in Simferopol, Belogorsk, Bakhchisarai, Sovetsky District and the village of Orlovka in Sevastopol.

Earlier, the activities of the Hizb ut-Tahrir cell were stopped in the Kaluga region.

* "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.