WATCH: Police release footage of ‘extremists’ arrested over foiled plot in Moscow


November 7, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

MOSCOW, Russia – Footage showing police arresting members of a banned extremist group that allegedly planned to attack police and set fire to government buildings was released on Tuesday.

Members of the radical movement Artpodgotovka, which means Artillery Bombardment in English, were detained by Moscow police on November 3.

Police discovered weapons and homemade explosive devices during the raids which resulted in 302 people being detained for public order offences and participating in an unauthorised rally.

The leader of group Vyacheslav Maltsev called on his supporters to participate in an unsanctioned rally on November 5th.

The group was categorized as a right-wing extremist organisation and banned by a court on October 26. 

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