Russian soldier shot dead in Chechnya
One Russian solder has been killed and another wounded in a firefight with militants in the Vedeno district of south-eastern Chechnya. Two gunmen were also killed in the confrontation.
In a separate incident in Chechnya, four soldiers were wounded in the Shali district when they came under fire from unidentified gunmen.
It's reported that a woman was among the injured.
There are no details yet about the fate of the militants in the Shali attack.