MOSCOW, Dec. 10 (UPI) --
Four Russian men were each sentenced to 15-to-18 years in prison Monday for plotting to bomb a train running between Moscow and St. Petersburg, officials said.
Prosecutors said the suspects planned to set off a bomb on the Sapsan, an express train, as it passed through the city of Khimki.
The men, all members of the Caucasian Emirate, which authorities consider a terrorist organization, were arrested in July 2011 with explosive materials, weapons and a map of the site where they planned to blow up the train, RIA Novosti reported.
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