Telegram included in register of Internet information distributorsBusiness & Economy June 28, 20:56
Putin points to growing activities of foreign secret services against RussiaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:36
FIFA chief Infantino to attend Chile-Portugal 2017 Confederations Cup semis match in KazanSport June 28, 20:27
Lavrov expects US to refrain from creating pretexts for new attacks on SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 20:09
Top diplomat says Germany willing to open new chapter in relations with RussiaWorld June 28, 19:28
Russia open for cooperation with Germany in war on terror, Lavrov saysRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 28, 19:22
Baltic Fleet’s fighter jets hold air combat drills in Russia’s westernmost regionMilitary & Defense June 28, 18:57
Russian telecom watchdog to include Telegram in registerBusiness & Economy June 28, 18:51
Skolkovo Foundation proactively cooperating with China — IT projects directorBusiness & Economy June 28, 18:41
GROZNY, February 14 (Itar-Tass) —— A chase for militants is in progress in the mountains in eastern Chechnya, Chechen head Ramzan Kadyrov told reporters in Grozny on Tuesday.
“Our reconnaissance units traced a group of militants in the direct proximity to the administrative border with Dagestan. Judging by the initial reports, there are five to seven members in the group,” he said. “The second regiment of the Chechen Interior Ministry and some other law enforcers were sent to the location. The area is being blocked. The operation takes place under extremely difficult conditions. The snow blanket in the mountains is nearly 1.5 meters thick. The weather is bad and foggy,” he said.
“Unfortunately, we had casualties. Three policemen died and six were injured in a clash. We have no updated information about the militants’ casualties as of yet,” Kadyrov said.
“The reconnaissance said that the militants were led by certain Magarbi Timeraliyev,” he said.
“Police operations will also be held along the Ingush border. We must deny militants a chance to jump from one territory to another,” he said.
“The search for militants will be constant, and Spetsnaz groups will be permanently deployed at bases in woody highlands. The groups are made up of volunteers only. The number of applicants for joining the second regiment named after Ahmad Kadyrov exceeds 10,000,” he said.