A law enforcement source told RIA Novosti that the incident occurred at 3:20 p.m. (11:20 GMT) on Saturday at a checkpoint in the Elbrussky region of the republic.
"Unidentified assailants opened fire with automatic weapons from the forest, spraying the officers' car with bullets," the source said.
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During the 11th Annual Meeting to be held in Sochi from October 22 to 24, experts of the Valdai International Discussion Club will focus on whether the global community will develop ground rules for the world politics or whether it will be a game without any rules where everyone fend for themselves.