One serviceman died and five were wounded as a result of a landmine explosion in Chechnya, reports the republic's Interior Ministry.
As Interior Ministry interior troops were conducting engineer reconnaissance near Gikalovsky (Grozny region), a landmine exploded.
One servicemen was killed, another five hospitalized. Their health is assessed as satisfactory now.
Investigation is underway.
Representatives of the Israeli Defence Ministry responded to recent reports about the possible delivery of S-300 SAM systems from Russia to Syria. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that Israel would destroy those systems
Russia is to start supplying S-300 air defence systems to Syria in the near future. The shipments will be conducted free of charge