Chechen Insurgents Attack Grozny

December 4, 2014 7:56 AM

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Almost 20 years to the day since then Russian President Boris Yeltsin sent Russian troops into Chechnya to "restore constitutional order," Chechen militants have launched a major operation in Grozny.

Russian news agencies report that at least seven fighters in three vehicles opened fire on road traffic police near the Heart of Chechnya mosque in the city center, killing up to five of them, before barricading themselves into the nine-story central press building. The insurgency website Kavkazcent...

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