** Russian military on alert in Moscow, Grozny amid new crisis **
Network Writers, AP
News Corp Australia Network
December 04, 2014 1:24PM
RUSSIAN tanks have spilt into the streets of Grozny and Moscow’s airspace appears to have been closed after a fresh outbreak of violence.
Unconfirmed local media reports suggest militants have seized control of the Press House media facility in Grozny, Chechnya, initiating what its Russian occupiers call an “anti terrorist operation”.
Excerpts, Voice of America:
**BREAKING: Explosion, Heavy Fighting Reported in Grozny, Chechnya ** -Voice of America
A powerful explosion and sounds of heavy fighting have been reported in Chechnya’s capital of Grozny, according to sources on Twitter and some media outlets in the region.
Multiple sources on Twitter are reporting that Russian President Vladimir Putin’s motorcade has been seen pulling into the Kremlin in the middle of the night, around the time the unrest unfolded in Grozny.
Unconfirmed sources are pointing to the presense of Islamist militants in the city.
Some serious pictures around the net on this.