An explosion in Grozny has left four policemen wounded, the Interior Ministry of the Chechen Republic reported.
The explosion took place a few metres away from a checkpoint. As a result, two ensigns and a private - servicemen of military commandants' offices of Russia's interior troops - were heavily injured as well as a police officer in charge of the district police department.
Unidentified people shelled a police patrol guarding polling station 232 from sub-machineguns in the Aiti-Mokhk settlement, Nozhai-Yurt district, on Sunday, killing a police private Akha Akhmatukayev.
According to the interior ministry, the criminals apparently wanted to seize the policemen's weapons. They got hold of two Kalashnikovs and a Makarov pistol.
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