Opposition leader Vladimir Neklyayev detained in Belarus - news agency directorWorld March 25, 5:33
Russia submits amicus curiae brief to US Supreme CourtRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:34
Russia, China suggest for UN SC to adopt resolution on chemical terrorism threatRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:23
Russian lawmaker compares European Union to Soviet UnionRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 3:16
Russian emergencies ministry says fire at Kazan’s gunpowder factory fully extinguishedWorld March 25, 3:01
Relations btw US, Russia worst over half-century - Lukin quoting KissingerRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 2:58
Russia suggests setting up international coalition for demining operations in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy March 25, 1:08
One person dies in fire at gunpowder factory in Russia's KazanWorld March 24, 21:47
Russia's 'Gentlefan' baton passed on to Krasnodar ahead of Cote d’Ivoire friendlySport March 24, 21:34
MOSCOW, April 6 (Itar-Tass) —— From the beginning of the year 13 gunmen, including warlord Magarbi Timiraliyev, were destroyed in Chechnya, Chechen Interior Minister Ruslan Alkhanov said at an emergency meeting of the leadership of agencies and departments of the ministry on Friday.
Over 20 people were detained, two gunmen were talked into voluntary surrender, he said.
Ruslan Alkhanov noted that the tendency for further stabilization of the operational situation persists in Chechnya after first three months of this year, the press service of the republican ministry reported. He recalled that the main task, which Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov set for the law enforcement agencies at the beginning of the year, is the final destruction of remaining gunmen.
Meanwhile, Alkhanov pointed to some offences by police in some spheres and several chiefs of territorial police departments were disciplined. The Chechen interior minister urged to intensify the efforts to find gunmen and their accomplices and curb the spreading of any acts of terrorism and extremism.