Russia was named the primary supplier of militants in ISIS
Consulting company Soufan Group estimated the number of foreign mercenaries in the ranks of the terrorist organization “Islamic state” (IG; banned in Russia). It turned out that most foreigners come to Russia Russia.
The report, which drew the attention of RBC, called “Beyond the Caliphate: foreign fighters and the threat of their return.” According to Soufan Group, ISIS are fighting 3417 Russians.
On the second line Saudi Arabia — 3224 the person in third place Jordan — 3 thousand, followed by Tunisia — 2926 people and France — 1910 citizens.
Also, experts have calculated that he had 400 people who fought for ISIS in Saudi Arabia — 760, Jordan — 250, in Tunisia — 800 France — 271.
In March, the UK intelligence services gained access to the personal 22 thousand foreign mercenaries fighting on the side of “Islamic state”. It turned out that in the ranks of terrorist organizations fighting citizens over 50 countries. Over 70% of them come from Arab countries, among Europeans, most citizens of France, Germany and the UK.