The President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, has charged the Federal Security Service of Russia to concentrate on the search for those guilty ofthe aircraft disaster over Egypt.
He gave his orders after a report by Alexander Bortnikov, head of the FSB, who told him that the A-321 plane crashed because of a self-made explosive device with a capacity of up to 1.5 kg TNT equivalent. The head of the Russian state warned everybody who might try to help the criminals that they will be punished. At the same time, he stressed that Russia is expecting assistance in catching and punishing the criminals. Besides this, he gave orders to enhance the air force’s activity in Syria.