Four people were killed in a counterterrorist operation in the village of Karamakhi in the Buynaksk District of Daghestan on 18 May. Local police released the names of the slain men, who they claim were militants.
Ingush police have charged five suspected militants arrested a year ago with ‘involvement in illegal armed formations’ and ‘illegal trafficking in arms, ammunition, and explosive devices’.
Militants attacked a Russian National Guard base in the early morning of 24 March in Chechnya’s Naursky District. There are dead and wounded reported on both sides. [Read more…]
A public council to socialise the families of slain militants and local security forces has been created in Ingushetia. The organisation will provide psychological and practical support, including help in finding employment.
A resident of Daghestan’s capital, Makhachkala, was sentenced to six years in a penal colony for aiding members of an illegal armed formation. The sentence has already come into force.
Last weekend, a member of the group of Chechen militants which clashed with security forces on 11 January in the republic’s capital, Grozny, was detained. Imran Dasayev, a 29-year-old native of the town of Shali managed to hide in a nearby forest during a battle in the vicinity of the village of Geldagen. The search operation lasted for several days. Dasayev was found in Grozny, near a shopping mall. According to official sources, he resisted arrest, throwing a grenade at the security forces, who managed to take him alive.