Former chief of RF Internal Ministry, current head of subcommittee for struggle against terrorism Anatoly Kulikov finds that it is too early to speak about the stoppage of the war period of the anti-terrorist operation in Chechnya. According to Kulikov, “it is not time to speak about stoppage of war period of operations and involving special services”. For the time being the principal actions should be performed by the subdivisions of Defence Ministry, Internal Ministry, FSB and Internal Forces. The depute stated that it is one of the means of speeding-up of completing of the operations, “Interfax” reports. At the same time, Kulikov thinks that the Chechen campaign will not come to its end in the near future.
The head of the Voronezh region, Alexander Gusev, confirmed the death of Major General Vladimir Zavadsky.