BEIRUT, LEBANON (2:20 P.M.) – Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) reports of a Russian national who was involved in the Syrian conflict, being expelled from Germany to Russia, footage released from Moscow shows, on Friday.
Footage shows the 31 year-old man arriving to one of Moscow’s airports by plane. According to the FSB, he was born in the Russian Kabardino-Balkariya republic. While living in Russia, he allegedly helped local militant group Imarat Kavkaz (The Caucus Emirate).
In October 2013, he managed to arrive to the Syrian Arab Republic and join other militant groups. Then, as the FSB reports, he left Syria for Germany, faked his ID and tried to apply refugee status. Finally, the suspect was arrested by German police in September, 2017.
As he arrived to Russia, the FSB remains investigating his case. The name of the suspect remains unknown.