The Russian FSB (Federal Security Service) claims that together with the Ministry of Internal Affairs they stopped the activities of the interregional group involved in organizing the supply of weapons from the countries of the European Union and Ukraine to Russia.
It is reported that investigative actions are already conducted regarding 54 alleged members of this criminal group. The FSB reports about weapons, which have been withdrawn from the illegal turnover and modernized, as well as prepared for the restoration of combat characteristics:
18 machine guns (Maxim, RPD, MG-43, RGGK),
43 assault rifles (AKSU, AKM, AK-74, AK-47, MP-43)
29 submachine guns (PPSh, MP-40, PPD, MP-5, Cedar, Vityaz, Thompson),
45 carbines and rifles,
97 pistols and revolvers (Nagan, TT, PM, P-38, Beretta, Mauser, Korovin, Walter, Luger, Margolina),
Aircraft gun of the Second World War,
More than 180 main parts to firearms,
More than 16 thousand amunitions of various caliber,
More than 21 kilograms of explosives,
Narcotic substances of floral origin,
Fake forms of permits for the acquisition of firearms, ammunition.
In addition, it is reported that the operation of 3 workshops for the manufacture of ammunition and the modernization of firearms has been stopped.