At least 20 killed in fighting in Russia's Chechnya

December 4, 2014 5:12 PM

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At least 20 killed in fighting in Russia's Chechnya

GROZNY/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Gunmen attacked a police post and stormed a building on Thursday in Grozny, capital of Russia's southern province of Chechnya, killing 10 policemen in clashes in which 10 of the attackers were also killed.

The bloodiest fighting in Chechnya for months erupted a few hours before President Vladimir Putin said in a speech in Moscow he would defend Russia against what he called attempts to dismember it.

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