Russian ISIS suspect from Interpol wanted list detained in Kyiv's intl airport

15:20, 12 November 2015

Yesterday, November 11, the Ukrainian border guards at Kyiv's Boryspil airport identified a man who has been placed on an international wanted list for committing grave and especially grave crimes.

ISIS member detained in Boryspi airport / Photo from UNIAN

According to the update reports of the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine, the border guards detained a Russian citizen, who had been put on the international wanted list for suspected involvement in Islamic State terrorist group.

The man was detained on passport control after he arrived on flight Istanbul-Kyiv.

Read alsoThree persons from Interpol database identified at Ukraine border in one dayAs noted, the incident was reported to Interpol's Ukrainian bureau. The detainee was transferred to the police station according to the procedure.

As UNIAN reported earlier, according to the Russian Federal Security Service, about 7,000 people from Russia and states of the former Soviet Union have joined the ranks of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).

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