Addressed to the President of Chuvashia Nikolai Fyodorov came a letter from the commander of the Russian Interior Ministry mobile unit in Chechnya Colonel Skuzovatova . It is reported that employees police special forces MIA Chuvash Republic from 12 February to 12 May 2001 to perform combat tasks in Grozny, the Chechen Republic. President of the Republic Skuzovatov expressed great appreciation and gratitude for the work of the Chechen Interior Ministry employees , whose work contributed to the fulfillment of responsible tasks of the organs of internal affairs to ensure the protection of public order and territorial integrity of the Russian Federation, laws , rights and freedoms of citizens in the North Caucasus region . Guide Mobile troop Russian Interior Ministry in Chechnya appreciated the conscientious performance of duty Chuvash riot police , their professional excellence, courage and bravery under conditions involving a risk to life. «I am sure , — said in the letter — that the professional and moral education of personnel SWAT prepare them for duty in the conflict zone and have your direct credit .»
Today ‘s funeral killed in Ingushetia Lieutenant Colonel Leonid Konstantinov. Today ‘s funeral killed in Ingushetia May 31 40 -year-old Lieutenant Colonel Leonid Konstantinov , a native of the village Lipovka Ibresinsky region of Chuvashia. He was mortally wounded near the village of Nesterovskaya (Ingushetia ) during the shelling from the ground of the Mi- 8 North Caucasus Regional Directorate of the Federal Border Service of Russia , commander of the crew of which was Konstantinov . He was able to land the helicopter , thus preserving the life of the rest of the crew members and 15 passengers.