Security forces expose heavily armed neo-Nazis gang
The grouping had its own manifesto, program, and symbols. The extremists underwent military training in the forests of the Moscow Region.
Security forces stopped activities of a large nationalist group operating on the territory of the Central Federal District. On May 7, searches were conducted in the places of residence of the radicals, during which mobile phones, computer equipment, flash cards, drawings with the image of Adolf Hitler and with fascist symbols, rubber batons, baseball bats, gas cartridges, more than 20 knives, body armor, and signal rocket launchers were seized.
“Investigative actions in the framework of the criminal case under the article on extremism were carried out at the addresses of several dozen active gang members in Moscow, Vladimir and Ryazan,” a source told Interfax.
The criminal grouping consisted of about 30 people. According to the investigators, the nationalists were involved in the preparation and commission of crimes of an extremist nature, in particular, three facts of attacking “non-Russians” were investigated. In addition, the radicals justified terrorism, as well as promoted nationalist ideology.
The group had its own manifesto, program, and symbols. The extremists underwent military training in the forests of the Moscow Region. The fighters had their own military uniform, hunting smooth-bore gun, gas and traumatic pistols, and replica AK-47 assault rifles.
A criminal case was initiated against the leaders of the gang and its five participants for organizing and participating in an extremist community.