FSB liquidated the channel of supply of arms from the European Union
The FSB reported on the operation for the destruction of the channel of deliveries of firearms from EU countries to the territory of Russia.
MOSCOW, 23 Jul — RIA Novosti. “FSB of Russia together with Ministry of internal Affairs of Russia and Regardie suppressed the activity of the interregional criminal group from among the residents of Moscow, St. Petersburg and Yaroslavl, was involved in the organization of the channel of deliveries of firearms from the EU to the Russian Federation”, — stated in the message.
It is noted that the detainees seized: 380 firearms of domestic and foreign production. Among them — 25 machine guns, 30 guns, 70 machine pistols, 94 carbines, rifles and shotguns, 158 pistols and revolvers, two anti-tank guns.
Security forces also found a 45-mm infantry mortars, heavy machine-automatic grenade launcher “AGS-17”, improvised explosive device, 15 fragmentation hand grenades, more than 4,500 rounds of ammunition of various caliber, adaptations for silent shooting, a large number of core parts and components for firearms.
In addition, the discontinued operations of two workshops on the modernization of firearms and manufacture ammunition.