According to various estimates, at present, there are some 300-500 foreign mercenaries in Chechnya, the first deputy chief of the Russian General Staff, Colonel-General Yury Baluyevsky, reported at a Friday briefing. According to him, today Chechen separatists are doing their best to leave their forces intact. However, the local and mostly international developments have changed - the whole world is now fighting against terrorism. Today, Khattab (a Jordanian terrorist) has no possibility to find a shelter abroad - any state will do everything possible to extradite him to that country where he committed his crime, the General said.
First and foremost, it goes about the replacement of the French-Russian SaM146 engine with the Russian PD-8 aircraft engine