A militant who was an aide to international terrorist Abu al-Valid has been detained in Chechnya, the interior ministry of the Chechen Republic told RIA Novosti on Thursday.
According to the information provided by the interior ministry, the staff members of the Russian interior ministry and the district department of the interior conducted a special operation in the Shali district center yesterday. As a result, a certain Khatuyev, an active member of an illegal armed formation and one of Abu al-Valid's aides, was detained.
Apart from that, yesterday in the village of Borzoi of the same district, another two militants - Tamayev and Gorbulatov were detained. According to operative information, they were to gather information about the movement of federal forces and supply food to bandit formations.
On January 15, it was reported that the Russian government began to develop sanctions against several officials at the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)