The FSB said they found “black dogs” Basayev

The FSB said they found “black dogs” Basayev

Militants convicted of involvement in the battle at the height 776 in Chechnya 18 years ago.

Convicted militants reported about the FSB involvement in the 2000 subordinate of Shamil Basayev of Feysbuka Imangazieva and Arslan Valiev in battle at the height 776 in Chechnya against companies of paratroopers of the 76th Pskov airborne division. After receiving testimony, the security forces identified the suspects from photos and videos. On 29 January they were sentenced to long prison terms.

In the survey, nine of the participants of this attack, who is serving a sentence in places of deprivation of liberty, had obtained evidence the role-playing part of Feysbuka Imangazieva and Arslan Valiev in the release FSB

29 Jan Valiyev was sentenced to 15 years and six months penal colony, and Mangazeev for 16 years, according to a press release from the TFR.

Originally Valiev and Mangazeev appeared before the court for another crime. In the summer of 2016 they were sentenced to nine and seven years in a penal colony for the attack on the Federal forces at the village of Chervlennaya, on 4 October 1999. The militants were part of the group “Black dogs” under the leadership of Shamil Basayev.

The battle of height 776 was preceded by the capture of Grozny in early February 2000 the Federal forces. The group of fighters retreated in the Shatoysky district, where they were blocked and surrounded. At the end of February, the battle of Shatoi, the last major military base of CRI. As a result, the militants managed to break through the encirclement. Then, on March 1, 2000, took place the battle at the height 776, which won the 6th company of the 2nd battalion of the 104th guards parachute regiment under the command of Lieutenant Colonel Mark Eutuchin.