“To date, a kind of weak links have emerged - those social groups that receive the most attention from representatives of international terrorist organizations. First of all, the focus is on the younger generation - students, military personnel and law enforcement officers, ”Novikov said at a meeting of the center.
“The recruitment of convicts in prisons is also becoming sustainable,” he noted.
“The task of preventing religious radicalization and carrying out rehabilitation work with persons serving a sentence requires special attention from law enforcement agencies,” he stressed.
The head of the ATC, in addition, noted the alarming "tendency to merge organized crime and religious radicals."