A major road accident involving a army lorry and an armoured carrier has resulted in two people being killed and five more injured. The incident took place on Thursday in the Vedensky region of Chechnya, southern Russia.
The struggle against alcoholism and crime gets a new turn in Chechnya. Chechen president Ramzan Kadyrov has signed a decree limiting the sale of alcohol in the republic to two hours a day – from 8am till 10 am.
One serviceman has been killed while two policemen hospitalized with gunshot wounds after a clash with about 30 militants in Chechnya’s Vedensky district. One militant has been reported killed, local police report.
The lawyer of the Kungayev family, the relatives of a Chechen woman, who was murdered by a Russian army colonel, has been killed. Stanislav Markelov was shot dead in the centre of Moscow in broad daylight on Monday.