All Posts Tagged With: "terrorism"

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Solidarity Releases Statement on Moscow Metro Attacks

The opposition movement Solidarity has released a statement regarding two suicide attacks on the Moscow metro that killed at least 38 people and injured more than 70 during the Monday morning rush hour.

Mar 29, 2010 | Continued
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Gryzlov: Terrorism Prevents Russia From Banning the Death Penalty

Russian State Duma Speaker Boris Gryzlov said on Tuesday that the country would not officially abolish the death penalty because of the continued existence of terrorist threats.

Mar 23, 2010 | Continued
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Train Bombing Perpetrator Identified, Killed in Raid

The Russian Federal Security Service is saying that it has identified the perpetrator of a train bombing late last year that killed 26 people traveling from St. Petersburg to Moscow.

Mar 6, 2010 | Continued
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Medvedev Confirms Revamped Military Doctrine

Russian President Dmitri Medvedev has officially confirmed the country’s new military doctrine, which will now allow Russia to conduct a pre-emptive nuclear strike.

Feb 5, 2010 | Continued
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Putin: “Here, Thank God, There Aren’t Any Elections”

In a four hour live broadcast on Thursday, Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin fielded questions from “ordinary Russians” on a wide variety of topics, including his possible aspirations to run for a third term as president.

Dec 4, 2009 | Continued
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Description Released of Train Bombing Suspect (updated)

Russian police have released a portrait of a suspect in the Friday train bombing that killed at least 26 people and hospitalized 92. Authorities are calling the bombing a terrorist act.

Nov 29, 2009 | Continued
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New Military Doctrine to Allow Preemptive Nuclear Strike

A revamped version of Russia’s military doctrine includes a provision that will allow for a preemptive nuclear strike in situations deemed critical to national security.

Nov 24, 2009 | Continued
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Moscow Airports Institute New Profiling Rules

Law enforcement officials have instituted mandatory searches for travelers from the North Caucasus in all Moscow airports.

Jan 21, 2009 | Continued
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Ingushetia Descending into Civil War — Aushev

Present-day Ingushetia has “elements of a slow civil war,” according to former Ingush president Ruslan Aushev.

Sep 30, 2008 | Continued
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Russian TV Teaches “9/11 Truth”

On Friday, Russian State television aired an Italian documentary that questioned the official version of what happened on September 11th, 2001. Boris Sokolov questions the channel’s motives, asking why it chose to screen a one-sided film to 30 million viewers during prime time. Exclusive translation by

Sep 16, 2008 | Continued