Director of the FSB Alexander Bortnikov told Russian President Vladimir Putin, as a result of the elimination of the bandit underground in the North Caucasus was able to hold major international events in the country.

According to the head of the Department, almost the established system of counter-terrorism measures at the Federal, regional and municipal levels.

Joint efforts to eliminate the organized illegal armed groups in the North Caucasus, the result of which is to provide security for major international forums and competitions: Universiade 2013 in Kazan, Olympic games 2014 in Sochi, world Cup 2018 and others.

“a Lot of what was done, of course. The result of this work, the price, unfortunately, the big problems and losses, we have managed dozens of times to reduce the manifestations of terrorism in the country, primarily in the North Caucasus” – concluded the head of the FSB.