Moscow police have prevented nearly ten percent more terror-related crimes since the beginning of 2018 compared to the same period of 2017, says a statement summarizing the activities of the city’s police in the first half of the year, TASS reports.
"Together with other law enforcement agencies, police officers prevented nine percent more terror-related crimes," the statement reads.
In addition, around 4,000 crimes committed by organized criminal groups, including ethnic ones, have been solved. More than 1,000 criminal bosses and active members of organized criminal groups have been identified.
"Around 9,000 crimes were recorded during activities aimed at curbing illegal drug trafficking, over half a tonne of drug, psychotropic and powerful substances were seized," the police added.