The Investigating Authorities of the Investigative Directorate of the Investigative Committee of Russia for Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug-Yugra are investigating a criminal case launched on the criminal case study files provided by the FSB of Russia on the activities of the terrorist association. Between December 2021 and up to the present, the organizer and 10 members of the association have been detained and taken into custody, their actions are qualified in accordance with Articles 205.5, 205.4, 205.1 and 205.2 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (organization of the activities of a terrorist organization and participation in the activities of such an organization; organization of the terrorist community; promoting terrorist activities; public calls for terrorist activities, justification and propaganda of terrorism).
During the investigation, it was established that since 2010, 19 citizens of the Russian Federation organized an extensive interregional network for the supply of resources to an international terrorist association in the Urals and North Caucasus Federal Okrug. On the instructions of this association, members of the group conducted the transfer of the Russian Federation residents to the territory of the Syrian Arab Republic and Ukraine to participate in hostilities against the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, they carried out activities to finance terrorism, and committed actions to justify terrorist activities.
After their illegal activity has been identified by the investigators together with the Officers of the Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation and the Federal Financial Monitoring Service, the accomplices left their places of residence and hid on the territory of the KhMAO, as well as in the Republic of Dagestan, the Chechen Republic and Tyumen Oblast until their actual arrest. Another 8 accomplices are put on the international wanted list.