Over the past 24 hours, the militants in Chechnya eight times opened fire from automatic arms and grenade launchers at the positions of the units of the joint group of forces, RIA Novosti was told at the press centre of the Interior Ministry of Russia on Wednesday. In particular, a building occupied by a detachment of a special police unit, and a building of the provisional department of the Interior were fired at in the Leninsky district of Grozny. As the officials of the Interior Ministry of Russia said, there are no casualties among the policemen, and return fire was opened at the militants in all the cases.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia