GROZNY, March 19. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev arrived in the Chechen capital Grozny on Wednesday to hold a Council meeting, which according to Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov, was going to discuss how to fight extremism and cut financial backing to terrorism.
Earlier on Wednesday, Patrushev visited the grave of First Chechen President Akhmat-Khadzhi Kadyrov in the village of Tsentoroy.
Patrushev is also expected to attend a meeting of Chechnya’s Council for Economic and Public Security and a ceremony of unveiling a memorial slab in honor of Admiral German Ugryumov, the Hero of Russia.