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St. Petersburg metro bombing death toll rises to 16

St. Petersburg metro bombing death toll rises to 16

A woman who was injured in the April 3 bombing on a St. Petersburg metro train has died, bringing the toll to 16, St. Petersburg Deputy Governor Anna Mityanina said She posted on her Twitter page that a woman injured in …

Russia metro bombing suspect: I did not realize I engage in act of terrorism

Russia metro bombing suspect: I did not realize I engage in act of terrorism

Russian investigators say orchestrated a suicide bombing on the St Petersburg metro, Abror Azimov, told a court he was an unwitting accomplice in the attack. At a preliminary court hearing, Azimov said he had …

Abror Azimov pleads guilty in plotting St. Petersburg terrorist attack

Abror Azimov pleads guilty in plotting St. Petersburg terrorist attack

The ninth defendant in the case of the terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg subway, Abror Azimov, detained in the Moscow region on Monday has pleaded guilty, his defense attorney Armen Zadoyan said. "He fully …

One organizer of St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

One organizer of St. Petersburg Metro bombing detained

One of the suspected organizers of the St. Petersburg Metro bombing on April 3 has been detained in the town of Odintsovo, near Moscow, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) announced, adding that the man appears to be from Central Asia. …

St.Peterburg teenager injured as bomb goes off in his hands

St.Peterburg teenager injured as bomb goes off in his hands

A teenager was injured when an unidentified object went off in his hands at St. Petersburg Vasilyevsky Island, chief doctor of the city’s Second Children’s Hospital, Avtandil Mikava, said. "He is in our …

Rosneft CEO, Chechen leader may file lawsuits against Financial Times

Rosneft CEO, Chechen leader may file lawsuits against Financial Times

CEO of Russian state-owned oil company Rosneft Igor Sechin and leader of Russia’s Chechen republic Ramzan Kadyrov said in a joint statement they don’t rule out filing lawsuits against Financial Times …

St. Petersburg to gather lawmakers from 140 countries in autumn

St. Petersburg to gather lawmakers from 140 countries in autumn

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The theme of the debate is 'From Cultural Diversity to Cultural Pluralism'

More than 50 injured in St. Petersburg metro blast remain hospitalized

More than 50 injured in St. Petersburg metro blast remain hospitalized

As many as 53 people injured in the April 3 terrorist attack on the St. Petersburg metro still remain hospitalized, the city’s Deputy Governor Anna Mityanina said. "As of 07:00 local time (04:00 GMT), four of …

  Lessons of St. Petersburg terrorist attack

Lessons of St. Petersburg terrorist attack

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ISIS changes its tactics in megacities

Retired FSB Major-General Alexander Mikhailov: special services should work in close contact with society

Retired FSB Major-General Alexander Mikhailov: "special services should work in close contact with society"

A retired Major-General of the FSB, the ex-head of the Agency of Government Information of the Russian Federation, a member of the Council on Foreign and Defense Policy told Vestnik Kavkaza how to protect society from further terrorist attacks

50 thousand gather in Moscow to commemorate victims of St. attack

50 thousand gather in Moscow to commemorate victims of St. attack

Moscow's Manezhnaya Square hosts rally to commemorate victims of the terrorist attack in St. Petersburg metro. The press service of the capital's Interior Ministry department noted that the event is attended by more than 50 …

How to avoid terrorist attacks: technical and political measures

How to avoid terrorist attacks: technical and political measures

Is it possible to solve problems of the national policy without constitutional reforms?

 Russian investigators find objects of Jalilov#039s accomplices important for investigation of metro bombing

Russian investigators find objects of Jalilov's accomplices important for investigation of metro bombing

Russia's state investigative committee said in the statement that it is looking into the backgrounds of people it suspected of being accomplices of Akbarzhon Jalilov, a man behind this week's deadly metro bombing in …

 Explosive device defused in St Petersburg residential building

Explosive device defused in St Petersburg residential building

An explosive device has been defused in a residential building in St. Petersburg, the head of the city’s Nevsky district administration, Konstantin Serov, said. "An explosive device was found, it has been …

Eight people wounded in St. Petersburg metro explosion remain in serious condition

Eight people wounded in St. Petersburg metro explosion remain in serious condition

The condition of three persons wounded in the bombing in St Petersburg metro remains very serious, another five persons - serious, the deputy mayor Anna Mityanina said. "At this moment, as many as fifty-five …

 How to avoid recurrence of terrorist attacks

How to avoid recurrence of terrorist attacks

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It is necessary to strengthen preventive measures in the fight against terrorism

Commemorative event dedicated to the victims of explosion at St. Petersburg metro station

Commemorative event dedicated to the victims of explosion at St. Petersburg metro station

Today, the commemorative events are held In many cities of Russia, dedicated to the victims of an explosion at St.-Petersburg metro. In Moscow, people bring flowers and candles to Leningrad Hero City Obelisk near the Tomb of the Unknown …

Six #039terrorist#039 recruiters detained in Saint Petersburg

Six 'terrorist' recruiters detained in Saint Petersburg

Six citizens of Central Asian states have been detained in St Petersburg on suspicion of recruiting for ISIS and aiding terrorist activity, Russian investigators said. "On April 5, 2017, as a result of investigative actions and …

St. Petersburg#039s three stations closed after anonymous call

St. Petersburg's three stations closed after anonymous call

St. Petersburg metro station Sennaya Ploshchad and interchanges at Sadovaya and Spasskaya stations have reopened after security checks triggered by an anonymous call, with no dangerous items found, the St. Petersburg Metro said. Earlier …

Berlin decides not to express condolences to residents of St. Petersburg

Berlin decides not to express condolences to residents of St. Petersburg

It was decided not to illuminate the Brandenburg Gate in the colours of the Russian flag

St. Petersburg terrorist#039s ties to ISIS to be verified

St. Petersburg terrorist's ties to ISIS to be verified

Russian Investigative Committee chief Alexander Bastrykin has ordered to establish in detail all the circumstances of the incident and to verify all data on the identity of Akbarzhon Jalilov, the suspected …

Jalilov confirmed as man behind metro blast by  investigative committee

Jalilov confirmed as man behind metro blast by investigative committee

Russia's state investigative committee named Akbarzhon Jalilov as the man behind the St Petersburg metro blast, confirming an earlier statement from Kyrgyzstan's security services. The committee said in a …

  Family of suspect in St Petersburg metro blast questioned in Osh

Family of suspect in St Petersburg metro blast questioned in Osh

Kyrgyz State Committee for National Security questioned the family of the main suspect in Monday’s bomb attack on the St Petersburg metro - Akbarjon Jalilov. Jalilov's mother, father and brother were …

 Iran condemns St. Petersburg metro blast

Iran condemns St. Petersburg metro blast

Tehran condemns the train blast at the Saint Petersburg metro system, the Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said. "Creating insecurity and the killing of innocent people is the most humiliating act for achieving …

 Dilbar Aliyeva killed in St. Petersburg metro blast not Azerbaijani citizen

Dilbar Aliyeva killed in St. Petersburg metro blast not Azerbaijani citizen

Dilbar Aliyeva killed in the St. Petersburg metro explosion is not an Azerbaijani citizen, Azerbaijan’s Consul General in St. Petersburg Sultan Gasimov said. He said that Aliyeva, 21, was a …

 Death toll in St. Petersburg metro blast climbs to 14

Death toll in St. Petersburg metro blast climbs to 14

The death toll in the blast in the St. Petersburg metro on Monday has reached 14, Russian Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said. "We can verify the death of 14 people: eleven at the scene and three others died …

 Azerbaijani citizen dies in St. Petersburg metro blast

Azerbaijani citizen dies in St. Petersburg metro blast

Azerbaijani citizen Dilbara Aliyeva died in the St. Petersburg metro blast on April 3, Azerbaijan’s Consul General in St. Petersburg Sultan Gasimov said. "We received information about Aliyeva’s death …

 Three-day mourning declared in St. Petersburg after metro blast

Three-day mourning declared in St. Petersburg after metro blast

The administration of St. Petersburg has declared three days of mourning starting from Tuesday after a metro blast on Monday. "Three-day mourning is declared in the city from tomorrow on orders of St. Petersburg Governor …

Kyrgyz National Security Committee names likely suspect in St Petersburg blast

Kyrgyz National Security Committee names likely suspect in St Petersburg blast

Kyrgyzstan’s National Security Committee maintains contacts with the Russian special services investigating the terrorist attack in the St. Petersburg subway, the committee’s spokesman, Rakhat Sulaimanov, said. …

 Putin lays flowers at St. Petersburg’s Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station

Putin lays flowers at St. Petersburg’s Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station

Russian President Vladimir Putin laid flowers at St. Petersburg’s Tekhnologichesky Institut metro station late on Monday rocked by a blast earlier in the day. The president laid a bunch of scarlet …