The head of Ingushetia, Yunus-Bek Yevkurov, the attack on which in 2009 became one of the biggest in the Russian regions, said that it was not the only such attempt.
“There are different attempts, about all will not tell. And, secondly, even the security services I say, once again not to disturb” — said Yevkurov in an interview with RIA Novosti, answering a question, whether there were attempts on his life since 2009.
Answering the question of whether the revised measures to ensure his safety after the first assassination attempt, the head of Ingushetia noted that while a complex situation was everywhere.
“Security measures — of course, this need was in Moscow and in other regions”, — he reminded.
Yevkurov spoke about the participants of the assassination attempt on him in 2009, one of which is still in the international wanted list.
“All the participants are arrested or eliminated, one Tsokiev is internationally wanted”, — said Yevkurov.
According to him, in his time he helped Zakiev and his brother in adaptation to civilian life. “Here they are one of those units that are then turned in the opposite direction. Bite the hand that feeds”, — said the head of Ingushetia.
The attempt on Yevkurov, at that time head of Ingushetia less than a year, was committed on June 22, 2009 in Nazran during the passage of the presidential motorcade car bomb exploded Toyota, at the wheel which there was a suicide bomber. Killing the driver and guard of the President, and he Yevkurov was seriously injured.
Subsequently, in 2013, the special services managed to detain the leader of the gang who organized the assassination, Ali Taziev nicknamed Magas. Currently, he is serving two life sentences for the assassination attempt on Yevkurov and several other high-profile attacks in which dozens of people died and hundreds were injured.