Eight rebels were killed in combat with federal forces in the Novaya Zhizn village in the Kurchaloy region of Chechnya. According to reports of the press service of the Russian Interior Ministry, interior servicemen were attacked by rebels while conducting a special operation. As combat was over, a large arms depot with nine RPGs, two rifles, over 70 mines, around 6,000 rounds of ammunition, 40 TNT blocks and more than 820 grams of plastic was discovered, from where the rebels were shooting. The rebels were using 10 RPGs, four Kalashnikov machine-guns and three hunting guns in combat. They are being identified now. No casualties were reported among federal servicemen.
Near the United Nations Glass Palace in New York, there is a metallic sculpture entitled "Evil Defeated by Good", representing Saint George transfixing a dragon with his lance. It was donated by the USSR in 1990 to celebrate the INF Treaty concluded with the USA in 1987