Russia has announced that one of its attack helicopters has crashed, but was not shot down, in Syria, killing both pilots.
At least one police officer has been killed, and another two injured, after an explosive device blew up two vehicles, in Russia’s Dagestan region, with Islamic State militants claiming responsibility.
A Russian special forces officer has reportedly been killed, during combat operations, near the city of Palmyra, in Syria.
Islamic State militants have purportedly released a video, threatening attacks in Russia “very soon”.
Two senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard officers have been killed, fighting Islamic State militants, in Syria.
At least two Ukrainian soldiers, and several civilians, have been killed, following fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian rebels, in restive eastern Ukraine.
Russian security forces have purportedly killed at least 14 suspected Islamist militants, eight of whom suspected of being members of the Islamic State, in the North Caucasus.
Ukraine has named a Russian soldier, which its forces detained at a checkpoint, in restive eastern Ukraine, at the weekend.
The offices of a Russian rights group in Chechnya were reportedly raided by masked men, some purportedly wielding hammers, during a protest against the group’s work.
Two Russian servicemen have been arrested in neighbouring Ukraine’s restive eastern region, where ongoing fighting between Ukrainian military servicemen and pro-Russian separatists.