A criminal case under the article on aiding terrorist activities was opened against a resident of the Kaliningrad region, who is suspected of preparing a terrorist attack at the Severnaya substation in the Guryevsky district of the region. This was announced on Thursday, March 4, by a source in the regional department of the FSB of Russia “RIA Novosti”.
“A criminal case against the suspect has been initiated under Part 1 of Article 205.1 of the Criminal Code of the Russian Federation (assistance to terrorist activities), and the question of a preventive measure is currently being resolved,” a source told the agency.
On the same day, the FSB DSP reported on the prevention of a terrorist attack at an energy facility in the Kaliningrad region. It was reported that the Russian planned to commit a crime motivated by “hatred of the current government.”
During a search in the house of the detainee, a homemade bomb and instructions for its manufacture were found, as well as components for synthesizing explosives.
In addition, law enforcement officers found “materials with offensive content in relation to the Russian executive and legislative authorities.” A criminal case was initiated on this fact.
The FSB also published a video of the suspect’s arrest.