Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Russia: Chechnya Introduces Counterterrorist Regime

Posted by Info on 10/03/2011

According to the operational headquarters of the Chechen Republic, on March 10, starting from nine in the morning, the counterterrorist operation (CTO) regime was introduced in the Nozhai-Yurt District of Chechnya.

“According to the data at disposal now with law enforcement bodies, members of some unidentified bandit grouping involved in terrorist activities and planning terror acts, are hiding in the Nozhai-Yurt District.”

Under the CTO regime, transport vehicles and people’s documents will be inspected in the district. These measures are aimed at ensuring public safety and are taken in accordance with the legislation of the Russian Federation.

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