Three blasts rock Chechen capital
The Russian serviceman died in a roadside bomb blast in central Chechnya, injuring two others.
In a separate attack, a combat engineer was wounded when a device detonated in the south-east of the republic.
In a third incident, two civilians were hurt when a bomb went off in the capital, Grozny.
It happened at a checkpoint outside the parliament building at about 4pm Moscow time.
Police say a small device was left in a rubbish bin and did not damage the nearby government office.