The leadership of the Chechen regional section of the United Russia pro-government party has published a statement coming out for a target character of the counter-terrorist operation in Chechnya and against "large-scale tough" actions.
The official statement by the political council of the party stresses that the intensification of anti-terrorist activities must take the direction of stepping up intelligence work with a view to exposing the leaders of the militants and destroying them.
The political council of the Chechen regional section of the United Russia party also deems it necessary to adopt a constitution in Chechnya and to hold elections to the bodies of the executive and legislative branches of power of the republic.
Alexey Navalny returned to Russia on January 17. He was detained upon arrival at the Sheremetyevo Airport. A court arrested Navalny for 30 days