Detained Russian citizens, preparing attacks in Saint-Petersburg on New year

Employees of FSB have detained two Russians are preparing attacks in Saint-Petersburg during the new year holidays, reports TASS with reference to the Center of public relations of FSB.

There said that to detain suspects managed 27 Dec after information provided by the United States. It is known that to carry out attacks, the attackers planned in places of a mass congestion of people. The detainees were preparing a terror attack, the seized materials confirming their intentions.

Earlier Vladimir Putin has thanked the American President Donald trump for helping to prevent terrorist attacks. World leaders have agreed to continue cooperation in the fight against terrorism.

In 2017, the U.S. intelligence services also warned the Russian colleagues about the impending attack in the Kazan Cathedral in St. Petersburg, and in other public places of the city. Total in Russia since the beginning of the year prevented 33 of the terrorist attack.