In Nozhay-Urtovsky area of Chechnya in the course of special operation one of Chechen commanders, militants’ instructor for mine and subversive activity, Ymar Boltukayev was killed. Another militant, Ranzan Boltukayev was wounded, a source in the Justice Ministry reports. Boltukayev was a private guide of Aslan Maskhadov, the source announces. 19 other persons, suspected of involving in armed groups, were detained in Chechnya. Five local inhabitants were detained for passport regulations violation, “Interfax” announces. Meanwhile, December 28 and 29 a prison in Grozny was fired at.
HMS Defender of the British Navy entered the territorial waters of Russia on June 23. Russian border guards opened warning fire on the British destroyer. UK said it did not happen