The official investigation into the attack on a military base in Chechnya’s Naursky District on 23 March has established that the six militants killed were local residents. Three of them were brothers. Two more militants managed to escape and are still at large.
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.