The Russian federal forces have prevented a terrorist act in Chechnya which had to be performed by a suicide terrorist, RIA Novosti was told in the regional headquarters of the counter-terrorist operation in the North Caucasus.
The day before a base of the militants was destroyed in the Achkhoi-Martan district of Chechnya. The servicemen found at that base weapons, ammunition, components for explosive devices and also a powerful landmine ready for use. According to the operational data, that landmine was to be used by a suicide terrorist at a meeting of civilians outside the complex of the government buildings in Grozny. According to the reports of the Russian special services, the order to make large-scale provocations in the inhabited areas of Chechnya was given by the leader of the separatists, Aslan Maskhadov.
In connection with this, the regional headquarters addressed the local inhabitants with a request to report to the authorities beforehand about any mass actions which are being planned.
Ukraine has begun to use new tactics in the conduct of hostilities in the Donbass, which creates problems for the Russian army during the offensive. This was told by military historian Yuri Knutov. The expert called the tactic "very interesting."