Patrushev noted the increased level of terrorist activity in Siberia

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in fotosexogratis of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev. Archival photoPatrushev noted the increased level of terrorist activity in Siberia© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The level of terrorist activity in the Siberian Federal district (SFD) is located in the SFD of the objects included in the field of view of international terrorists, said Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev.

Patrushev spoke on Wednesday in Novosibirsk at a meeting on security in the Siberian Federal district. One of the topics on the agenda of the meeting was combating terrorism.

«This is due to the increase in the level of terrorist activity in the region, the high probability of penetration in the Siberian regions representatives of international terrorist organizations, and increase the intensity of labour migration from the countries of Central Asia and the Caucasus», — said the Secretary of the security Council.

According to him, for the first nine months of 2018, the SFO initiated 56 criminal cases on signs of crimes of a terrorist orientation — assisting terrorist activities, public incitement and justification of terrorism, the organization of or participation in the activities of a terrorist organization.

«Incoming information suggests that objects located in the regions of the Federation district, located in the field of view of the international terrorist and extremist organizations», — said Patrushev.