The Security Service of Ukraine confirmed the information relayed by the Russian media on Monday, according to which Russian and Ukrainian secret services had foiled a terrorist attack against the Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.
According to the first Russian TV channel, the attack was prepared by terrorists coordinated by the Islamist leader Doku Umarov.
The MP of the ruling United Russia Nikolai Kovalev said the foiled attack was seeking to destabilize the country at the approach of presidential elections. He said it is Doku Umarov, who was behind the attack because “the presidential and the choice of Russians in favor of stability does not suit it, of course. Hence this attempt to respond to attacks and destabilize the country “.
The leader of the opposition party Fair Russia and former president of the Federation Council (upper house of Russian parliament) Sergei Mironov believes that information on the organization of an attack against Putin is true.
“It is very likely that the attack was being prepared. I know the situation and as a former member of the Security Council, I am aware of several facts. I think unfortunately it’s true.”
Moreover, M.Mironov, Russian presidential candidate, has not ruled that information about the attack, foiled there nearly a month, have been deliberately released only a few days of the election .