The FSB has developed a new framework of the state border policy
Moscow. 18 Jan. INTERFAX.RU — Territorial claims and attempts of penetration of members of international terrorist and extremist organizations identified as the main threats to the national security of the Russian Federation in prepared by the FSB of Russia the project of the presidential decree “principles of state border policy of the Russian Federation”.
“The main threats to national interests and security of the Russian Federation in the boundary space are: territorial claims by foreign States to the Russian Federation; attempts to penetrate into the territory of the Russian Federation members of international terrorist and extremist organizations, illegal armed groups; the presence near the state border of the Russian Federation foci of socio-political and military tensions associated with the risk of border incidents,” — said in published on the website of the FSB, the draft decree of the President of the Russian Federation on fundamentals of the state border policy.
Among threats, the document also outlines the continuing preconditions for destabilization socially-a political situation in the border area of the Russian Federation on the basis of unresolved socio-economic problems, religious and ethnic conflicts and separatist manifestations among the population of border areas, increasing the risks of economic and demographic expansion of certain areas in the border area of the Russian Federation, due to low population and levels of socio-economic development and transport isolation, the attempts of the plundering of natural resources of the Russian Federation, the activities of transnational organized crime.
In addition, as indicated threats of criminalization of the population of border areas related to organization of illegal migration, illicit movement across the state border of the Russian Federation of weapons, ammunition and explosives, narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, as well as material and cultural values.