Islamic State has claimed responsibility for an attack just outside the Russian capital, Moscow, which wounded two policemen, on Wednesday.
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.
At least one person has been killed, and a further 11 wounded, following a shooting, targeting tourists, in southern Russia.
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.
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.
Five suspected Islamist militants have been killed in the North Caucasas region of Dagestan, a spokesperson for Russian security forces said.
Anzhi Makhachkala footballer Gasan Magomedov was shot and killed after his car was targeted by machine gun fire in the region of Dagestan in North Caucasas.