A militant, who is believed to have been involved in a series of serious crimes, was arrested in Grozny's Oktyabrsky district in the course of a special operation conducted jointly by the criminal investigations department of the provisional operations office and Oktyabrsky provisional interior department of Grozny, reported the regional headquarters of the provisional operations office. The headquarters did not reveal the name of the criminal. The only thing that is known about him is that he is a 30-year-old resident of Grozny. According to the headquarters, preliminary investigation proved the militant's involvement in a number of brutal crimes that were committed in Grozny last year, including murders of servicemen and law enforcers and attacks on cars bearing federal servicemen.
The choice of the city of Helsinki is not incidental as the capital of Finland had hosted US-Soviet negotiations on the limitation of nuclear stockpiles in 1969