Russian member of ISIS receives death sentence in Iraq – report
MOSCOW, September 12 (RAPSI) – The Central Criminal Court in Baghdad has sentenced a Russian member of the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization, banned in Russia, to death, Iraqi News reported on Tuesday.
Identity of the person in question was not revealed. According to the Supreme Judicial Council’s spokesperson, a Russian national was arrested during one of the battles for Mosul.
The Islamic State, an organization which is prohibited in Russia, is currently one of the major threats to global security. Over three years, these terrorists have managed to seize large areas of Iraq and Syria. Currently, various forces combat the organization in both countries with battle for Iraqi Mosul as one of the most crucial directions.