Units of the Joint Group of Force (JGF) came under Chechen small arms and grenade-launcher fire eight times over the past 24 hours. According to the JGF Staff, in the course of a search operation in the Chechen capital of Grozny, unidentified persons shot from an under-barrel grenade launcher at a reconnaissance unit of the Russian Interior Force. As a result of the clash, one serviceman was wounded. The press service at the Russian Interior Ministry also reported that illegal armed formations attacked a checkpoint and temporary police stations, as well as a police barrack in Grozny. All attacks were refuted by return fire, there were no casualties among police officers, the press service stated.
The Investigative Committee of the Russian Federation put the head of the contractor company of Russia's space corporation Roskosmos, Sergei Slastikhin, on international wanted list
"Washington operators of the sanctions machine ought to get acquainted with the history of Russia, to stop the unnecessary fussing," spokesperson for the Foreign Ministry said