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The Russian president's ombudsman for child welfare, Pavel Astakhov,has held a meeting with the ombudsman for human rights in Chechnya,Nurdzhi Nuhazhiev, prosecutor of the Chechen republic, MikhailSavchin, and other top officials and representatives of publicorganizations, reports Yuga.ruAccording to Astakhov, the visit was a fact-finding visit to befollowed by recommendations regarding further activities in sphere ofthe protection of children's rights.

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"After the terrorist act in Stravropol we've taken emergency steps toestablish order and provide security in the North Caucasus FederalDistrict," the presidential envoy in the region, Alexander Khloponin,said, reports RIA Novosti."We have drawn up a plan of further activities to secure safety," he went on.He also added that the North Caucasus will be a territory governed by the law.

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The Turkish citizen arrested in Moscow, Mehmet Korkmaz, who was said to be on Interpol's wanted list, is a namesake of the terrorist, Gazeta.ru reports.It was reported earlier that Interpol confirmed the arrest of a Turkish citizen driving a Hyundai on one of Moscow's highways. The Road Police Patrol stopped him to check documents. His name was later reported to Interpol.

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The presidents of Ingushetia and Kabardino-Balkaria signed an agreement in Magas on trade-economic, scientific-technical, social and cultural cooperation between the two countries. The document involves cooperation, experience exchange, help in various economic, social and cultural spheres, ITAR-TASS reports.Ingush President Yunus-Bek Yevkurov recalled that the Ingush people shared years of exile in Kazakhstan and Central Asia. He added that it is not just an agreement, but an act of mutual aid.

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The law-enforcment agencies of the North Caucasus cannot cope with thedeluge of criminality, the head of the Investigative Committee of theRussian Prosecutor (ICRP) Alexander Bastrykin said in Novgorod, RIANovosti reports.He described the terrorist attacks in Stavropol as “an impudent,monstrous crime against peaceful people”.

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The Secretary of the Russian Security Council, Nikolay Patrushev, confirmed Moscow's readiness to help find the quickest solution to the Iranian nuclear issue in a telephone conversation with the Secretary of the Iranian Supreme Council on National Security, Said Jalili, Interfax reports, citing the press-service of the Russian Security Council.

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The Russian deputy chairman of the government, Russian PresidentialEnvoy to the North Caucasus Federal District Alexander Khloponin,demanded the cessation of criminal redistribution of property, often“made out to be terrorist attacks and ethnic infighting”, ITAR-TASSreports, citing a meeting in Yessentuki.

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The Road Patrol Service (RPS) arrested a Turkish citizen in northern Moscow who is on the international wanted list, suspected of involvement in terrorism, RIA Novosti reports, citing a source in the law-enforcement agencies.An inspector of the special battalion of the RPS arrested a 37 year-old Turkish citizen with the surname Korkmaz, at 12.45 on Leningradskiy Highway. The suspect is on the wanted list of Turkish Interpol for participation in terrorist attacks.

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The archbishop of Stavropol and Vladikavkaz Feofan is leading therequiem for victims of the Stavropol explosion in Andreyevskiy churchon Dzerzhinskiy street, Interfax reports citing the archbishopspress-secretary Igor Nronskiy.

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The investigation on the Stavropol explosion has at least five theories and a set of suspects, Interfax reports citing the official spokesman of the Russian Investigative Committee in Stavropol Territory Yekaterina Danilova.

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Ingush cadets

16 years ago an elite educational organization was founded in Ingushetia.

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In a speech at a mass meeting in Kerman, Iranian President Ahmadinejadsubjected Russia to criticism for its position toward Iran, calling itunacceptable. He demanded that Moscow give up this position, toprevent Iran from putting Russia on a par with its historic enemies,PRESS TV reported.Moreover, Ahmadinejad declared that the trilateral agreement withTurkey and Brazil is an historic opportunity for President Obama toexpress his promotion of change and respect for peoples.

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A common set of technical regulations will be formed by Belarus, Russia and Kazakhstan within the Customs Union, RIA Novosti reports, citing first deputy of the Belarus state committee on standardizing Victor Nazarenko at a parliamentary commission in Minsk.Nazarenko pointed out that the orders will not be applied in the countries of EurAzEC, where new technical regulations are being developed.

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Ingush President Yunus-Bek Yevkurov held a meeting on the condition of cultural and sports institutions, Yuga.ru reports.Yevkurov noted that organization of youth employment at night-time is one of the most important constituents of social stability and development. Minister of Culture Yakub Patiyev reported on the condition of cultural and leisure facilities in the republic.

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According to the president of Siemens in Russia, Dietrich Meller,Siemens and Russian Railroads (RZD) are discussing a variant of Sapsanwith sleeping carriages, with one possible route being theMoscow-Sochi line, PRIME-TASS reports.

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The first visiting session of the Council of the Parliamentary Assembly of the CSTO (Collective Security Treaty Organization) will take place in Yerevan on Monday in the building of the National Assembly of Armenia, News Armenia reports, citing the parliamentary press-service.The session will be headed by the chairman of the Russian State Duma, chairman of the PA of the CSTO Boris Gryzlov. Parliamentary delegations from Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Russia and Tajikistan will participate in the assembly.

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