The command of the Federal Frontier Service (FPS) has admitted the possibility that gunmen from Afghanistan could cross the Tajik-Afghan border. Head of FPS Headquarters Nikolai Reznichenko announced on Thursday that the anti-terrorist operation in Afghanistan could lead to Chechen gunmen in the country attempting to break through the Tajik-Afghan border. According to him, the FPS command had sufficiently reliable information that "Chechen gunmen are active with Taliban ranks." Therefore, he said that one could not rule out the possibility that they would attempt to cross the border illegally.
US military analysts are concerned about the appearance of a new Russian sniper rifle known as T-5000
Presidential candidate Ksenia Sobchak, who was accredited for the press conference by Vladimir Putin from Dozhd (Rain) television channel, asked Putin about competition at the coming election
On December 14, President Putin holds his annual Q&A session with Russian and foreign journalists. This conference is considered to be the beginning of his presidential campaign