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(From BBC Monitoring International Reports)
Beslan (North Ossetia), 6 September: The law-enforcement agencies have the operational situation in North Ossetia under control, a spokesman for the republic's interior ministry has told ITAR-TASS.
"Additional security measures were taken immediately after the seizure of the hostages, and they remain in place," he said. "Personnel are working 12-hour shifts and senior officials are on duty round the clock. Policing has been increased to prevent possible emergencies at public gatherings," the spokesman said. State Traffic Inspectorate posts along the republic's main highways have been strengthened, he added, and all …