All Posts Tagged With: "terrorism"

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Medvedev Orders Terrorists to be ‘Destroyed On Sight’

President Medvedev admits that terrorism is a long-term problem for Russia, and opposition leader Boris Nemtsov elaborates on the real extent – and actual causes – of the problem.

Jan 25, 2011 | Continued
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More than 30 Dead in Moscow Aiport Bombing

Approximately 35 people are dead and more than 100 injured following an explosion in Moscow’s Domodedovo Airport afternoon that authorities are calling an act of terrorism.

Jan 24, 2011 | Continued
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Terrorist Attacks Up 100% in Russia in 2010

The number of terrorist attacks in Russia has doubled over the past year despite dozens of counter-terrorism operations, according to a statement from the Prosecutor General’s office.

Dec 8, 2010 | Continued
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Terrorists Attacks in Russia Quadrupled in 2010

Russian officials are admitting that the government’s recent attempts to combat terrorism aren’t working, despite previous insistence that the situation in the North Caucasus is under their control.

Oct 25, 2010 | Continued
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At Least 16 Killed in Latest Caucasus Violence

A car bomb in Vladikavkaz has killed at least 16 people, with local authorities partially accusing abusive Russian security forces for the growing unrest in the already volatile North Caucasus region of Russia.

Sep 9, 2010 | Continued
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Pamfilova: Kremlin Enables ‘Endemic Corruption’ in North Caucasus

Human rights advocate Ella Pamfilova held a press conference on Friday to discuss an upcoming presidential meeting with rights representatives and to speak about the causes of the recent surge of violence in the North Caucasus.

Apr 23, 2010 | Continued
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In the War on Terrorism, Medvedev Follows in Putin’s Tracks

Yezhednevny Zhurnal columnists Andrei Soldatov and Irina Borogan discuss why President Medvedev’s policy response to last week’s Moscow metro bombings will do nothing to prevent future terrorist attacks.

Apr 8, 2010 | Continued
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Duma Bill Would Ban Reproducing ‘Statements by Terrorists’ (updated)

Amidst public criticism of the Kremlin’s failure to prevent terrorist attacks, a new law adopted by the Russian State Duma will ban the media from reproducing any statements whatsoever issued by anyone deemed to be a terrorist.

Apr 5, 2010 | Continued
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A Crooked Broadcast

Having chosen to air dramas instead of covering Moscow’s worst terrorist attacks in the past six years, Russia’s state-controlled television has become “a virtual form of reality,” writes columnist Natalia Gevorkyan.

Apr 2, 2010 | Continued
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United Civil Front on Metro Bombings: Don’t Believe Putin

The United Civil Front is warning that the Russian government may use the March 29 Moscow metro bombings as an excuse to infringe upon the rights and freedoms of its citizens further than ever before.

Mar 31, 2010 | Continued