In his interview on Saturday, Akhmat Kadyrov, the head of the administration of the Republic of Chechnya, said, 'This is a true turning point. The terrorists have shown their true face to world leaders who used to sympathise with them'. Mr. Kadyrov believes that 'this is if not complete, then 90% complete victory over the terrorists'.
Mr. Kadyrov also said that no large scale operations in Chechnya were either underway or planned at this time.
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov announced a possible move that Russia can take in response to new US sanctions
Not that long ago, American soldiers would train their skills to counter insurgent and partisan military organizations. These days, they are trained to show resistance to the regular army of a potential adversary