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Moscow to spend $33 bn on subway


May 15th, 2012 - 7:35 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 15 (IANS) The Russian capital plans to spend over a trillion rubles (around$33 billion) by 2020 to extend the city's subway system, an official said.Andrei Bochkaryov, head of ... Read more...

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Woman suicide bomber held in Russia


February 5th, 2012 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A woman suicide bomber from Moscow has been arrested in Grozny, capital of Russia's Chechnya region, an official said.The unidentified 20-year-old woman, a resident of ... Read more...

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Terror attack foiled in Moscow


July 19th, 2011 - 5:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, July 19 (IANS) A major terror attack on Moscow was foiled by the country's top security agency, officials said.Alexander Bortnikov, director of the federal security service or the Federal'naya ... Read more...

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Two die while riding on roof of Moscow metro train


February 14th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 14 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two students died overnight in Moscow after they attempted to ride on the roof of a metro train, a police source said.One of the bodies was found ... Read more...

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Suspected bomber behind Moscow airport blast identified


February 3rd, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) said Thursday that the suspected suicide bomber in the attack on Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport has been identified.The powerful blast, which ripped ... Read more...

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Female terrorist opened bag triggering Moscow airport blast (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow/Beijing, Jan 25 (IANS) A female terrorist "opened a bag" at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport, triggering a massive explosion that killed 35 people, a source said, adding: "She was accompanied by a ... Read more...

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Two terrorists involved in Moscow airport blast


January 25th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two terrorists were involved in a suicide bomb attack at Moscow's Domodedovo International Airport that killed 35 and injured up to 180 Monday, a law enforcement source ... Read more...

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Suicide bomber kills dozens at Moscow airport


January 24th, 2011 - 11:37 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber killed up to 31 people at Moscow's busiest airport on Monday afternoon, officials said, prompting a major security alert in the Russian capital.The ... Read more...

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UPDATE: Suicide bomber kills dozens at Moscow airport


January 24th, 2011 - 10:01 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- A suicide bomber killed more than 30 people at Moscow's busiest airport on Monday afternoon, officials said, prompting a major security alert in the Russian capital. The blast ... Read more...

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India Russia urge Pakistan to bring 26/11 culprits to justice


December 21st, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 21 (ANI): Russian President Dmitry Medvedev, who is in India for an annual summit, today said: " No civilized country can hide terrorists as law abiding citizens."In a joint ... Read more...

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India, Russia focus on UN’s draft Comprehensive Convention to fight terrorism


December 21st, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 21 (ANI): Reaffirming that international terrorism is a threat to global peace and security, India and Russia on Tuesday called for the early completion of negotiations on the ... Read more...

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Pak should do away with 43 training camps on its soil: Russian envoy


December 17th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI):Russia's Ambassador to India, Alexander M. Kadakin, on Friday, described terrorism coming out of Pakistan as cancer, and urged Islamabad to do away with the 43 terrorist training ... Read more...

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Officers who killed Moscow Metro blasts’ suspect to be rewarded


August 22nd, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The security officers who Saturday killed the mastermind behind the Moscow Metro suicide bombings in March will be rewarded, a top Russian official said Sunday. Magomedsalam Magomedov, ... Read more...

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Militant behind Moscow metro blasts killed


August 21st, 2010 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian officials said Saturday that a militant behind the bombings on the Moscow metro in March has been killed in a police operation. The Anti-Terror Committee confirmed that ... Read more...

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New Moscow metro opening deferred over fears that Dostoevsky images ‘could cause suicides’


May 15th, 2010 - 2:35 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, May 15 (ANI): Moscow authorities have postponed the opening of a metro station named after painter-cum novelist Fyodor Dostoevsky over fears that his illustrations could turn the station into a "mecca ... Read more...

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Man gets one-year jail for slapping Russian rights activist


May 5th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 5 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The attacker of an elderly Russian human rights activist has been given a one-year suspended sentence by a Moscow court. Konstantin Pereverzev hit the chairwoman of the Moscow ... Read more...

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Woman linked to Moscow twin blasts detained


April 18th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A Lithuanian woman, suspected to have links with last month's twin suicide blasts at Moscow subway stations that killed 40 people, has been detained, a media report ... Read more...

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Policeman killed in Caucasian suicide blast


April 5th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Ingushetia (Russia), Apr.5 (ANI): A policeman has been killed in one of the two suicide bombings in Russia's volatile North Caucasus region of Ingushetia, officials said.According to news.com.au, in the first attack ... Read more...

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Two persons killed in Russian car bomb blast


April 1st, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr 1(ANI): Two people were reportedly killed in a car bomb blast in Russia's Caucasus region on Thursday.According to reports, a explosives-laden car blew up near the region of Khasavyurt. ... Read more...

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Chechen separatist leader claims responsibility for Moscow metro bombings


April 1st, 2010 - 1:35 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Apr. 1 (ANI): Chechen separatist leader Doku Umarov aka Dokka Abu Usman has claimed responsibility for Monday's Moscow metro bombings that killed 39 people.In a video statement recorded on Monday, the ... Read more...

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Chechen rebels claim responsibility for Moscow attacks


April 1st, 2010 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
London, April 1 (IANS) A Chechen militant group has claimed responsibility for the bombings at two Moscow metro stations that killed 39 people, media reports said. In a video message posted on ... Read more...

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Russian investigators warn of further terrorist attacks


March 31st, 2010 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar 31(ANI): Russian investigators have warned of further terrorist attacks in the country following Monday's twin bombings on the Moscow metro, and said a squad of up to 25 trained suicide ... Read more...

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OSCE condemns Moscow metro attacks


March 31st, 2010 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Astana, March 30 (IANS) The 56-nation bloc of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) Tuesday condemned the terror attack on a metro in Moscow that left at least 38 ... Read more...

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Moscow subway bombers may have links with Pak-Afghan militants: Lavrov


March 30th, 2010 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar.30 (ANI): Suggesting foreign involvement in Monday's twin blasts, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said that the female suicide bombers who targeted the city's subway system might have links with ... Read more...

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Kazakh Foreign Minister condemns Moscow metro attacks


March 30th, 2010 - 5:27 pm ICT by ANI
Astana (Kazakhstan), Mar.30 (ANI): Kazakhstan's Foreign Minister and OSCE Chairperson Kanat Saudabayev has condemned Monday's bomb attacks on the Moscow metro system that claimed the lives of 38 people and injured over ... Read more...

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President Obama calls Russian President Medvedev after Moscow attacks


March 30th, 2010 - 2:24 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Monday strongly condemned the suicide attacks at two Moscow subway stations, killing at least 38 people and injuring about 100 people. He also ... Read more...

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PM writes to Medvedev, condemns Moscow blasts (Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) Strongly condemning the Moscow bombings, India Monday underlined its solidarity with Russia in combating terrorism and hoped the terrorists would be brought to justice soon. In ... Read more...

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European Council President Van Rompuy says there is no justification for Moscow attacks


March 29th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- European Council President Herman Van Rompuy on Monday con'demned 'in the strongest terms' the suicide attacks at two Moscow metro stations, killing 37 people and injuring 102 people."I ... Read more...

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India condemns Moscow metro bombings


March 29th, 2010 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) India Monday condemned the "horrendous" suicide explosions targeting Moscow's metro rail network and underlined its solidarity with Russia in the wake of these terror attacks. "We stand ... Read more...

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OSCE condemns Moscow metro attacks


March 29th, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by BNO News
ASTANA, KAZAKHSTAN (BNO NEWS) -- The OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Kazakh Secretary of State and Foreign Minister Kanat Saudabayev condemned the Monday's bomb attacks on the Moscow metro system."I am deeply shocked by these ... Read more...

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President Obama condemns ‘outrageous’ Moscow attacks


March 29th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- President Barack Obama on Monday strongly condemned the suicide attacks at two Moscow subway stations, killing at least 37 people and injuring 102 people."I send my deepest ... Read more...

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Terror in Moscow Metro: 37 killed in twin bombings (Fourth Lead))


March 29th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 29 (IANS) At least 37 people were killed and 65 injured Monday when women suicide bombers struck two metro stations in this Russian capital within 40 minutes of each ... Read more...

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Rush hour terror attacks kill at least 37 in central Moscow


March 29th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MOSCOW (BNO NEWS) -- At least 37 people were killed in an apparent coordinated terrorist attack on the subway of Moscow during the rush hour commute on Monday, Mayor Luzhkov said.The first ... Read more...

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Moscow metro bombings kill 35 (Third Lead)


March 29th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, March 29 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 35 people were killed when two powerful bombs ripped through two Moscow metro stations during rush hour Monday, officials said. The first blast took place ... Read more...

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Moscow Metro blast toll rises to 41, authorities suspect human bomb involvement


March 29th, 2010 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Mar 29 (ANI): At least 41 people were reportedly killed in twin explosions on the Metro system in central Moscow on Monday morning.Following the incident, the Russian administration expressed suspicion ... Read more...

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