#AceWorldNews – MAKHACHKALA – June 04 – An anti-terrorist operation regime was imposed early on Wednesday in three settlements of the Russian republic of Dagestan, North Caucasus, a source from the operation headquarters in Dagestan told ITAR-TASS.
#AceNewsServices – DAGESTAN – June 04 – Rescuers have reportedly found seven survivors of a minibus crash in the Russian North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan.
The information was preliminary, and it was still unclear how many passengers had been on the bus, he said.
Ten people were killed and seven injured after a minibus fell off a cliff in Russia’s North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan, RIA Novosti reported. Two children were among those dead, according to local police. In the past few days, it has been raining heavily in the Tsuntinsky district where the incident happened.
The accident that happened near the settlement of Sagada on Wednesday morning might have been caused by adverse weather conditions. “It has been raining heavily in the district in the past few days. Perhaps the road was damaged,” the officer said.
#AceWorldNews – UKRAINE – May 29 – About 300 Ukrainian mercenaries who fought in Syria on the opposition side against Bashar Assad returned to Ukraine in March-April and are now participating in the punitive operation of Ukrainian government forces in the south-east of Ukraine, according to a source in the General Staff of the Russian Armed Forces.
The report complied by (Itar-tass) stated that after returning from Syria, they joined the battalion of Right Sector radicals participating in the government forces’ punitive operation against residents in south-eastern regions of the country.
Most of the mercenaries are from western regions of Ukraine.
Among them are snipers and soldiers of Special Forces known for their cruelty.
They fought in more than one “hotspot”, including in the North Caucasus where they participated in fighting against federal forces.
#AceWorldNews Members of the Ukrainian far-right parties, including Maidan leaders Oleg Tyagnibok and Dmitry Yarosh, are to be added to the wanted list for participation in hostilities against Russian soldiers in Chechnya, Russia’s Investigative Committee says.
Russia intends to prosecute members of the UNA-UNSO ultranationalist party for being part of the gang that fought alongside militant leaders Shamil Basayev and Arab mercenary Emir Khattab [Thamir Saleh Abdullah Suwailem] in the North Caucasus in 1994-95, said Vladimir Markin, the spokesman for the Investigative Committee.
“There has been enough evidence collected to take the decision and bring them in as defendants in absentia within the nearest time for preventive detention and put them on the wanted list,” he said.
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#AceNewsServices says `Russian police kill 4 Suspected Militants in Dagestan‘
Russian police killed four suspected militants in a shoot-out at a house in the
The gun fight broke out on Saturday after police surrounded a private house used by militants in the region some 600km from Sochi, at the other end of the Caucasus Mountain chain. Sochi is hosting the 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
The clash was reportedly not connected with the Games.
#AceWorldNews says that seven armed militants, including a “crime lord” and a woman believed to have been trained as a future suicide bomber were eliminated in a counter-terrorist operation in Makhachkala, the capital of the North Caucasus republic of Dagestan on Saturday, Russia’s National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAC) reported. The militants, suspected in carrying out twin blasts at a local restaurant Friday, were surrounded in a house near Makhachkala.
Following negotiations they let a woman with three children leave the building and opened fire in attempt to break through the cordon of security forces. The standoff resulted in the house being stormed and the death of the inhabitants, according to the NAC. One of the militants killed turned out to be a 26-year-old widow of another local crime boss killed by security forces earlier, and she had supposedly been preparing to carry out a suicide bombing, the committee said.