Anbar province has been a stronghold of the Sunni insurgency but many tribes in the region recently switched allegiance, with large numbers of military-age men joining the police force and Iraqi army in a bid to expel al-Qaida in Iraq fighters.
Suicide bombings are an al-Qaida trademark.
Police opened fire as the suicide car bomber sped toward a checkpoint 5 kilometers (3 miles) west of Ramadi, according to police Col. Tariq al-Dulaimi.
Nearby buildings were heavily damaged and police were searching the rubble for more victims of the 11:15 a.m. attack.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War