The Federal Security Service detained a Russian citizen suspected of preparing an act of terrorism using improvised explosive devices.
According to the agency’s press service, the suspect planned to carry out his plan during mass events, and his motive was hatred for the Russian authorities.
“To implement the criminal intent, the said citizen, possessing special technical skills, designed and manufactured means of initiation of explosives, as well as several firearms,” the FSB reported.
The operatives also published photographs of homemade weapons seized from the suspect.
It is reported that the suspect was detained in May 2022, and then the law enforcers conducted investigative measures, the results of which proved that the detainee was the manufacturer of weapons, and the dangerous objects were intended for a terrorist attack. It is specified that the man confessed. Now the suspect is in custody.