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Report: Russia's Most Wanted Man Has Died

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2014 | World

By Alissa de Carbonnel MOSCOW, March 18 (Reuters) - Russia's most wanted man, Doku Umarov, is dead and has been replaced as the leader...

The Brides of Allah: The Terror Threat of Black-Widow Suicide Bombers to the Winter Olympics

Brian Glyn Williams | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Brian Glyn Williams

Russian security forces fear that as many as three female suicide bombers may have infiltrated their security parameters and may be hiding in the Olympic zone at Sochi. These bombers could wreak havoc by setting off their bombs amongst the crowds of athletes and spectators.

Russia Says Authorities Have Averted A 'Large Terrorist Attack' In Moscow

Reuters | Steve Gutterman | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

By Steve Gutterman MOSCOW, July 18 (Reuters) - Russia's top security official said on Monday that authorities had averted a "large terrorist at...

Islamist Rebel Takes Credit For Moscow Airport Bombing

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Islamist rebel leader Doku Umarov said on Monday he had ordered a suicide bombing that killed 36 people at Russia's busiest airport last month. Umar...

Doku Umarov, Chechen Rebel Leader, Claims Responsibility For Moscow Bombings In Video

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Doku Umarov, a leader of the Chechen resistance, has used a YouTube video to take responsibility for the two suicide bombings on Moscow's subway Monda...

Russia's Osama bin Laden: How the Most-Wanted Terrorists Escape Capture for So Long

Simon Shuster | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Simon Shuster

When one of the world's most powerful and ruthless armies is hunting you, how do you evade capture inside a wooded patch of mountains about the size of Yosemite national park?