Last night a battle took place in the Itum-Kali district of Chechnya between a a group of the special task force of the Russian Defence Ministry and the militants who had penetrated Russia from Georgian territory.
As the headquarters of the Joint Group of Forces reported, an 8-eight bandit group was spotted in the course of search operations. According to this information, two bodies of the militants were found on the scene of the battle.
Operations for destroying a group of bandits in the mountains of Chechnya are going on.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge