In some regions of Russia created the operational headquarters for the fight against terrorism at sea and offshore. The corresponding decree was signed by President Vladimir Putin, reports “Interfax”. A decree published on the official portal of legal information. Headquarters will appear in the cities of Primorye, the Murmansk region, on Sakhalin, in the Crimea, and Dagestan.
The headquarters is responsible for “planning
the use of forces and means of Federal Executive authorities and their
territorial authorities in the fight against terrorism, management
counter-terrorism operations in the territorial sea, exclusive economic zone, continental shelf of the Russian Federation”.
The new structures will work in Kaspiisk, Murmansk, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Simferopol and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.
The headquarters will be to plan counterterrorism operations in
other marine space, within which the Russian Federation carries out
sovereignty, sovereign rights and jurisdiction, as well as on ships
under the state flag of the Russian Federation.
The document States that the decisions of the Federal operational headquarters,
taken in accordance with its competence, are obligatory for
all government agencies whose representatives are members
operational headquarters marine areas.
Lead the staffs in marine areas will be the heads of the border
the FSB in the areas of responsibility unless they have taken a different
What actions will be qualified as terrorism – is unclear. However, it is known that in recent time because of deteriorating relations with Turkey was having difficulty with the navigation in the Black sea and the Straits.
In addition, the Ukrainian foreign Ministry was outraged by the movement of Russian drilling rigs in the Black sea off the coast of Crimea, which Kiev called occupied territory. To protect plants from the Ukrainian courts was sent .