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Obama Addresses SochI Safety

Reuters | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

(Adds more quotes, details) WASHINGTON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said in an interview broadcast on Friday that he beli...

Russia Arrests 2 In Volgograd Bombings

Reuters | Steve Gutterman | Posted 01.30.2014 | World

MOSCOW, Jan 30 (Reuters) - Russia has identified two suicide bombers responsible for attacks that killed 34 people in the city of Volgograd last month...

Sochi and Justin Bieber

Mike Smith | Posted 03.31.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Smith

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A Power Shift in the Caucasus Emirate: The Vilayat Dagestan Threat and Its Implications for the Sochi Olympics

Jean-François Ratelle | Posted 03.26.2014 | World
Jean-François Ratelle

The growing importance of the organization inside the Caucasus Emirate decisional structure represents an increased risk for terrorist attacks against touristic sites and transportation networks inside Russia.

IOC Confirms Emails Threatening Sochi Terror

AP | PABLO GORONDI | Posted 01.22.2014 | Sports

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Hungary's Olympic Committee says it has received an email message written in Russian and English threatening its athletes w...

Sochi Forces Searching For 3 Potential Suicide Bombers

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 01.25.2014 | Sports

SOCHI, Russia (AP) — Russian security officials are hunting down three potential female suicide bombers, one of whom is believed to be in Sochi, whe...

Female Suicide Bomber Strikes Russian Bus

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 10.21.2013 | World

MOSCOW -- MOSCOW (AP) — A female suicide bomber blew herself up on a city bus in southern Russia on Monday, killing six people and injuring about 30...

The Coldest War: What Russia Had Better Learn From Boston About Terrorism

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
Sanjay Sanghoee

Today Russia's problem may just have become ours, but tomorrow our problem could become theirs, and if the Russians want to prevent that from happening, they need to cooperate with the U.S. and start becoming part of the solution rather than trying to sabotage global efforts for peace.

Suicide Bomb Kills 7 Russian Policemen At Funeral

AP | SERGEI VENYAVSKY | Posted 10.19.2012 | World

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — A suicide bomber blew himself up as policemen in southern Russia gathered Sunday for the funeral of a slain colleague, k...

Russia Claims Arms Seizure From Rebel Mastermind

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.10.2012 | World

MOSCOW -- Russian agents have foiled terror attack plans on the Black Sea resort of Sochi, host of the 2014 Winter Games, and seized a large amount of...

A Timeline Of Recent Russian Terrorist Attacks

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Though no claims of responsibility have been made for Monday's deadly suicide bombing that shook Russia's busiest airport and killed 35, international...

China Tightens Airport Security After Moscow Explosion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China's official Xinhua News Agency says security at Beijing's main airport has been tightened after the bombing in Moscow that killed...

Putin: Retribution 'Inevitable' For Airport Attack

AP | LYNN BERRY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Prime Minister Vladimir Putin vowed revenge Tuesday for the suicide bombing that killed 35 people at a Moscow airport – a familia...

Moscow's Busiest Airport Rocked By Deadly Blast

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW (AP) -- An explosion shook the busiest airport in the Russian capital on Monday afternoon and an aviation official said an unspecified number o...

Deadly Explosion Rocks Moscow's Busiest Airport

AP | NATALIYA VASILYEVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW — Terrorists struck again in the heart of Russia, with a suicide bomber blowing himself up Monday in Moscow's busiest airport and turning...

Power Plant Attacked In Russia, 2 Killed

AP | SERGEI VENYAVSKY | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia — Two carloads of assailants attacked a hydroelectric station in southern Russia early Wednesday, killing two workers and ...

Blowback: The Lessons of the Moscow Bombings for America

Doug Bandow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Doug Bandow

The horrid attacks of 9/11 led to the cry: Why do they hate us? The recent bombings in the Moscow subway remind us that terrorism is most often a political tool used to advance political ends.

Moscow Bombing: Literature Sheds Light On Problems In Russia (New York Review)

The New York Review Of Books | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

As Moscow recovers from and responds to Monday's suicide bombings, we can turn to writing and literature from the past few decades to help us understa...