Two gang leaders and a terrorist from Syria killed in Dagestan

During a counterterrorism operation today in Dagestan, two gang leaders and a militant who had previously visited Syria were killed.

"They turned out to be Mahmud Mahmudov, born in 1979, the leader of 'Tabasaran' bandit group, who has been in hiding since 2012; Robert Melikov, born in 1985, the leader of the 'Suleiman Stalsky' bandit group; and Hasan Mamedyarov, born in 1989, this year he returned from Syria, where he took part in hostilities on the side of the militants, arrived in Dagestan and joined the 'Suleiman Stalsky' bandit group," TASS cited the National Anti-Terrorist Committee's report.

2995 views


More Russian news

Russia#039s Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova#039s performance via satellite

Russia's Channel One refuses to broadcast Samoilova's performance via satellite

Channel One Russia has turned down a proposal by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) to transmit performance of the Russian entry to the Eurovision 2017 song contest, Yuliya Samoilova via satellite from Moscow, said a statement …

Russia, Kyrgyzstan to expand military-technical cooperation

Russia, Kyrgyzstan to expand military-technical cooperation

Today, Vladimir Kozhin, Russian President's aide on military-technical cooperation issues, said that Russia and Kyrgyzstan are going to sign an agreement on the development of military-technical cooperation within the …

Turkey#039s ambassador to Russia hopes trade crisis between countries will be over soon

Turkey's ambassador to Russia hopes trade crisis between countries will be over soon

Turkey's Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador to Russia Huseyin Dirioz hopes that the Russian-Turkish trade crisis that arose after Turkey suspended duty-free imports of Russian agricultural products will be resolved …

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

Turkey warns Russia following sniper fire from Syria

A senior Turkish official says his country has warned Russia that Ankara will retaliate against any new cross-border attack on Turkish troops from Syrian Kurdish-held areas in Syria, Fox News reported. Foreign Ministry Spokesman …

Maria Zakharova: West tries to disrupt 2018 FIFA World Cup

Maria Zakharova: West tries to disrupt 2018 FIFA World Cup

The official representative of the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said today that the West is preparing a campaign to disrupt 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. "After some time, very short time, we will …

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremism

Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia suspended over extremism

Russia’s Justice Ministry has suspended the activities of the religious organization calling itself Administrative Center of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Russia due to its extremist activities, TASS reports. According to the …

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

European Broadcasting Union invites Samoilova to sing live from Russia

The European Broadcasting Union has invited Russia’s national television broadcaster Chanel 1 to arrange for a live video link-up with the Eurovision 2017 contest in Kiev to let Russia’s participant, wheelchair-bound Yulia …

Russian Finance Ministry: Oil prices may return to $40 level

Russian Finance Ministry: Oil prices may return to $40 level

Oil prices may return to the level of around $ 40 per barrel in the medium term, director of the revenue department of the Russian Finance Ministry Yelena Lebedinskaya said. "In principle, we expect that we will …

Moscow#039s proposals on Syria#039s constitution may be taken into account at Geneva talks

Moscow's proposals on Syria's constitution may be taken into account at Geneva talks

Moscow does not rule out that some Russian proposals will be taken into consideration while discussing the new Syrian constitution in Geneva, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, told a press briefing on …

Maria Zakharova: Russia and Turkey still restoring former relations

Maria Zakharova: Russia and Turkey still restoring former relations

Relations between Moscow and Ankara are in the process of returning to the previous level of cooperation, the development of which was interrupted by the tragedy with the Russian fighter, the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson, Maria …

more Russian news