Islamist militant claims Moscow attack

Doku Umarov, Amir of the Caucasus Emirate, ex-...

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Doku Umarov, the head of a Chechnya-based rebel group that aims to enforce Islamic rule across the Northern Caucasus, made the claim in a video that was posted two weeks after the suicide bombing at Moscow Domodedovo airport. Continue reading

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Putin, Medvedev at odds over airport terror attack

Putin, Medvedev at odds over airport terrorist bombing probe -The ongoing investigation of last month’s suicide bombing
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MOSCOW, February 4 (Itar-Tass) — Russian security services and law enforcers received 20 anonymous calls claiming bomb threats after the terror act at the Moscow Domodedovo Airport, adviser to the National Counter Terrorism Committee head Andrei Przhezdomsky told a Friday press conference at Itar-Tass. Continue reading

Moscow terrorist attack a wake-up call on public access to airports

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Despite decades of progressively tighter airport security, there has been a wide hole in the net and on Monday terrorists in Moscow drove through it.

At least 35 people were killed and more than 150 wounded when at least one suicide bomber and perhaps two detonated shrapnel-packed suicide vests among crowds at Moscow’s busiest airport, Domodedovo.

What made this attack unprecedented was that the terrorists struck the arrivals hall packed not only with passengers from recently arrived planes, but also with family, friends and contacts waiting to meet them. Continue reading

The representative of the investigation into the explosion at Domodedovo:one suicide bomber

MOSCOW, January 25 (Itar-Tass) – The representative of the investigation into the explosion at Domodedovo has denied some media reports that Mondays terrorist attack at the airport was staged by two terrorists – a man and a woman. The main version of the investigation has not changed: one suicide bomber, a man 30 to 40 years old, heavily-built, most likely of European appearance, exploded at Domodedovo, the investigation official said. Continue reading