Five suspects have been charged with plotting a bomb attack aimed at immigrant workers, local investigators in Russia‘s Far East Primorye Territory said on Monday.
The five organized an extremist group which attacked several people of non-Slavic appearance, from May to June 2011.
The criminals also planned a terrorist attack in Vladivostok at the local migration service office, where workers from former Soviet Republics visit to get migration cards.
The defendants bought TNT and detonators for the attack, which they kept at their homes.
The five have been charged with organizing an extremist group, attempting to commit terrorism, illicit trafficking of explosives and disorderly conduct.
In December 2009, six teenage skinheads in Primorye were charged with committing serious racial hate crimes, including murdering two men from Vietnam and Kyrgyzstan.