Members of unlawful Chechen paramilitary units are getting ready to perpetrate terrorist outrages in Grozny and other large Chechen cities over the May 1-11 holiday season.
They say Chechen separatist leader Aslan Maskhadov has ordered his thugs to step up terrorist activity against civilians, institutions of state authority and federal forces.
In this connection, republican law-enforcement agencies have come up with an entire range of preventive measures, RIA Novosti learned at the counter-terrorist operation's headquarters for the North Caucasus.
Russia will be celebrating the holiday of spring and labour on May 1-2; moreover, the Victory Day will be celebrated on May 9.
The Amsterdam Court of Appeal ruled the Scythian gold to be the property of Ukraine and ordered to deliver museum exhibits it to Kiev