Earlier reports said eight suspected members of a terrorist group, who, according to special services, planned to organize explosions in Moscow and St. Petersburg, were sentenced to two months detention in the northwestern Russian city.
“Custody was chosen as the measure of restraint for Shukhratbek Eksanbayev,” the court said.
On Saturday Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) announced that 10 Central Asian migrants, suspected of preparing terrorist attacks, were detained in Moscow and St. Petersburg. The operation to detain them was conducted in interaction with the authorities of Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. The FSB said the suspects admitted that they had contacts with the Daesh terrorist group.