Islam Abdulatipov, 37, a leader of a Dagestan criminal group, which financed terrorists in the North Caucasus was arrested by Moscow's anti-terrorist police, spokesman for the Russian Interior Ministry Oleg Yelnikov told journalists.
According to him, the arrestee's band is also involved in kidnapping and arms trade.
"The money gained from their criminal activities was used to finance North Caucasian terrorists," Oleg Yelnikov said.
"We should use shock therapy to sober up the Americans. In this case, the Americans will speak about the need to resume dialogue. There is no other option"
The United States is concerned about the current crisis in the relations with Russia and suggests returning to reasonable policies to avoid a nuclear war