Russian Federal Agency: 80% of Russians joining IS recruited online

Head of the Russian Federal Agency for Nationalities Affairs, Igor Barinov, in a speech in Duma session obtained by Beyond The Levant, stated that about 80 per cent of the citizens of Russia who have joined the ranks of “Daash” did so under the influence of terrorist propaganda on the Internet.

He added that the agency has prepared a bill to ban sites that contribute to the broadcast differentiation, and stimulate religious and national rivalries.


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