Source Pravda.Ru

Police officer wounded in attack in southern Russia

A police officer in the restive southern province of Ingushetia, neighboring Chechnya, has been wounded by unidentified assailants, officials said Sunday.

The assailants ambushed the officer's car and sprayed it with automatic gunfire on Saturday, said Roman Shchekotin, a spokesman for Russia's Interior Ministry branch in southern Russia.

Ingushetia is one of several southern Russian regions that has long been plagued by endemic violence _ some of it stemming from criminal gang feuds and some spilling over from the separatist conflict in nearby Chechnya.

In Kabardino-Balkariya, another nearby North Caucasus province, police arrested a suspected militant Saturday, Shchekotin said, AP reported. V.A.

Comments
Russia mourns victims of Ilyushin Il-20 shootdown
Russia mourns victims of Ilyushin Il-20 shootdown
The Globalization of the Law: A chimera
The Globalization of the Law: A chimera
The Globalization of the Law: A chimera
On the verge of war: NATO tries to take over former Soviet states
Russia blames Israel for Syria's move to shoot down Il-20 military aircraft above Mediterranean
Russia blames Israel for Syria's move to shoot down Il-20 military aircraft above Mediterranean
The Globalization of the Law: A chimera
China wages trade war against US, remains largest investor in US debt
Kremlin refuses to announce Russia's further steps against Israel over Il-20 shootdown
China wages trade war against US, remains largest investor in US debt
53 million Russians may lose their jobs within a few years
Russia mourns victims of Ilyushin Il-20 shootdown
53 million Russians may lose their jobs within a few years
NATO's 5,000 warplanes ready to bomb Russia, Chinese media say
The Globalization of the Law: A chimera
NATO's 5,000 warplanes ready to bomb Russia, Chinese media say
NATO's 5,000 warplanes ready to bomb Russia, Chinese media say
NATO's 5,000 warplanes ready to bomb Russia, Chinese media say
Russia sees Israel as enemy after Il-20 shootdown