terrorism in Russia

St. Petersburg remembers victims of subway terror blast

St Petersburg remembers the victims of the terrorist bombing of the city’s metro that occurred exactly on this day a year ago. Today, volunteers will hand out a thousand white roses at the entrance of Techknologichesky Institut …

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Putin announces offensive against terrorists

Russia's Federal Security Service may use offensive tactics and strategy in the fight against terrorism,  Russian President Vladimir Putin said today. "It is necessary to push ahead with vigorous …

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Six CIS countries to hold joint anti-terrorist drills

CIS special services will hold joint anti-terrorist drills on the territory of six CIS countries, the head of the CIS Anti-Terrorism Center (ATC) Andrey Novikov said at a 11th meeting of the heads of CIS member-countries’ …

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St. Petersburg supermarket blast suspect detained

Russia’s FSB Federal Security Service has detained the perpetrator and organizer of the explosion at the Perekrestok supermarket in St. Petersburg, the FSB PR center said, TASS reports. "On December 30, 2017, the Federal …

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 St. Petersburg blast recognized as terror attack

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that a terrorist attack occurred in St. Petersburg yesterday.  "A terror attack was committed in St. Petersburg yesterday. The Federal Security Service recently thwarted …

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 Thirteen people injured in St. Petersburg blast

A total of 13 people have been injured in an explosion in a supermarket in St. Petersburg, according to the latest data, eight of them remain in hospitals, the city’s Vice-Governor in charge of social issues Anna Mityanina …

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Lavrov names area of Russia-US cooperation

The recent prevention of a terrorist attack in Russia's St. Petersburg was a clear example of successful cooperation between Washington and Moscow, the country's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said. The minister …

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 Terrorist recruiters to get life sentences in Russia

Russia’s State Duma passed a law in the third and final reading toughening criminal responsibility for recruiting terrorists up to a life sentence. The law stiffens punishment for bankrolling terrorism, as well as incitement, …

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FSB prevents New Year terrorist attacks in Moscow

Russia’s Federal Security Service (FSB) has exposed a terror group comprising people originating from Central Asia, who planned to carry out terrorist attacks, particularly involving suicide bombers, during the holiday season and ahead of …

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