The Consulate General of Russia in Istanbul sent a request to the judicial authorities of Turkey about the local media about the trial of seven Russians who planned the attacks. About it RIA Novosti said the representative of the Embassy.
According to him, the Turkish authorities did not inform Russian diplomats not only to start court process but also about the detention of these persons.
January 25, Hürriyet Daily News reported that a court in Istanbul considered the case of nine suspected militants of the terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG, is prohibited in Russia), including seven Russian citizens. They, in particular, is accused of preparing terrorist attacks in Istanbul with the use of drones.
For data publication, we are talking about Zelimkhan Zausaeva AZE of Beljakova, Sucre borchashvili, Salman Dakaeva, Kyuri Hazeva, Became Alimhanova, Hassan Orstkho, Fuat Gonese and Fatma Altıntaş. According to investigators, the defendants planned to commit a terrorist attack in June 2016. During the search they found materials for manufacturing “suicide jackets”, drones, images from war zones and “songs of ISIS”.