On 2 October, News Agency "UralPolit.Ru" and other media citing the press service of the Federal Security Service of the Chelyabinsk region reported:
"In the Chelyabinsk region they suppressed the activity of the four most active participants of the Chelyabinsk cell of Hizb ut Tahrir. The special operation was carried out with the participation of the Chelyabinsk KGB employees of the central apparatus of the FSS of Russia and the General Directorate of the Russian Ministry of Interior in the Chelyabinsk region. As the press service of the FSS of the Chelyabinsk region explained in 2014 legislation severely tightened, they put the responsibility for organizing and participating in the activities of terrorist organizations, to which Hizb ut-Tahrir-al-Islamy belongs, the legislation provides the penalty up to life imprisonment. A criminal case under Part 2 Article 205.5 of the Russian Criminal Code has started, the punishment for the commission of which provides the imprisonment for a term of 5 to 10 years.