The officers, who were in a police vehicle, were injured when the unknown gunmen opened fire with assault rifles from a Lada car, near the republic's capital Grozny late on Sunday.
"After the shots were fired, the police vehicle overturned in a ditch," the source said.
Both of the injured have been hospitalized, a search for the attackers is underway.
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The main event of the third day of the 11th meeting of the Valdai International Discussion Club in Sochi was the closing session with President Vladimir Putin. The atmosphere was calm and open, despite the current political tensions and the Russia-West confrontation. The Russian president said that it corresponded to the spirit of the Valdai Club.