One Russian soldier was killed and two wounded in Chechnya overnight when unidentified attackers opened fire on their unit as they conducted a search and seizure operation.
The incident happened in the Vedensk district as the soldiers were moving through a wooded area.
In Daghestan, unknown assailants opened fire on a convoy of police commandos in the Karabudakhkent district on July 5, wounding a policeman and killing a civilian who was driving behind the convoy.
The Kremlin claims its security operations in Russia's North Caucasus region are succeeding, but attacks on Russian troops and Russian-backed local officials in the region continue.
compiled from agency reports