Russian President Vladimir Putin said that 61 terrorist crimes were prevented in the country in 11 months of this year, including 32 terrorist attacks.
The head of state said this in a video message on the occasion of the Day of the Security Service Worker, published on the website of the Zvezda TV channel.
Putin noted that at present the Russian Federation has managed to achieve a radical reduction in the terrorist threat.
According to him, over the past 11 years, more than 200 terrorist attacks have been prevented on the territory of the country. At the same time, the number of crimes committed in this direction has decreased many times, and their overwhelming majority are stopped at the preparation stage.
“ Today, the difficult international situation, the nature and & nbsp; scale of modern challenges and & nbsp; risks impose increased demands on the work of special services. & nbsp; First of all, in & nbsp; solving your main, priority task & nbsp; & mdash; tough and & nbsp; uncompromising fight against & nbsp; terrorism, & nbsp; – added the head of state.
He also called for an “ offensive and & nbsp; effective '' liquidate cells of international terrorist groups.
Let us remind you that earlier two teenagers suspected of preparing terrorist acts were detained on the territory of Ingushetia. According to the investigation, the young people were members of the terrorist organization IS, banned in the Russian Federation, and planned to & nbsp; blow up the buildings of law enforcement agencies.