Russian security service suppressed activities of right-wing extremists in Siberia

 Law enforcement officers in Russia’s Buryatia Republic, located in Siberia, suppressed activities of a right-wing extremist community that planned violence against authorities and those visiting the region, the federal security service said on Friday.

“The activities of an organised extremist group consisting of residents of the Republic of Buryatia were suppressed,’’ the security service said in a statement.

Extremist community organisers who planned “direct actions” against authorities and visitors were detained.

Buryatia’s youth was involved in the community through educational institutions, right-wing radical ideology was spread among them. (Sputnik/NAN) 

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