Terrorism in Russia http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/27093/all en FACTBOX-Deadly sieges in past 30 years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/factbox-deadly-sieges-past-30-years <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 21 (Reuters) - Here is a look at some of the deadliest sieges in the last 30 years, after an Algerian hostage crisis ended on Saturday with heavy loss of life.</p> <p>American, Canadian, British, French, Japanese, Norwegian, Filipino and Romanian workers are dead or missing after Islamist militants seized a desert gas plant near the Libyan border, about 1,300 km (800 miles) southeast of Algiers. Algerian forces stormed the plant on Saturday and veteran Islamist fighter Mokhtar Belmokhtar claimed responsibility for the attack on behalf of al Qaeda.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130121/factbox-deadly-sieges-past-30-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hostage taking Religion Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Mon, 21 Jan 2013 13:30:04 +0000 5737208 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia says kills last militant linked to Moscow metro bombing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/russia-says-kills-last-militant-linked-moscow-metro-bombing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Russia said on Wednesday it had killed the last surviving North Caucasus insurgent wanted for organising twin bombings on the Moscow metro that killed 40 people in 2010.</p> <p>Moscow is fighting an Islamist insurgency in the mountainous North Caucasus more than a decade since it re-established federal control over Chechnya after two separatist wars.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/russia-says-kills-last-militant-linked-moscow-metro-bombing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Islam in Russia Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 10:45:36 +0000 5747339 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia kills last militant linked to metro bombing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/russia-kills-last-militant-linked-metro-bombing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Russia said on Wednesday it had killed the last militant involved in a double suicide bombing that killed 41 people and wounded dozens on the Moscow metro in 2010.</p> <p>"The last of the organisers received fair retribution," Dmitry Pavlov, spokesman for the National Anti-Terror Committee led by the head of the FSB security service, told AFP.</p> <p>The man, identified as Gusen Magomedov, was killed in the volatile North Caucasus region of Dagestan. </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130206/russia-kills-last-militant-linked-metro-bombing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caucasus Emirate Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation Terrorism in Russia War AFP Wed, 06 Feb 2013 12:00:48 +0000 5747429 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Russia kills last man wanted for Moscow metro bombing http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-russia-kills-last-man-wanted-moscow-metro-bombing <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds detail on Magomedov and his death)</p> <p>MOSCOW, Feb 6 (Reuters) - Russia said it had shot dead the last surviving militant involved in twin bombings that killed 40 people on the Moscow metro in 2010 during a night-time sweep of a forest hideout in the volatile North Caucasus.</p> <p>The National Anti-Terrorism Committee (NAK) released a crossed-out photo of the alleged militant on Wednesday, his face framed by a thick beard.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/update-1-russia-kills-last-man-wanted-moscow-metro-bombing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caucasus Emirate Human Interest Islamic terrorism Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Wed, 06 Feb 2013 16:30:40 +0000 5747742 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Suicide bomber kills three police in Russian Caucasus http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/update-1-suicide-bomber-kills-three-police-russian-caucasus <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Six in hospital, one person unaccounted for</p> <p>* Suicide bomber struck at police check point (Adds Interior Ministry statement)</p> <p>By Thomas Grove</p> <p>MOSCOW, Feb 14 (Reuters) - A suicide bomber killed three policemen and wounded another six in Russia's North Caucasus on Thursday, hours before President Vladimir Putin was to meet with officials to discuss security ahead of next year's Winter Olympics.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130214/update-1-suicide-bomber-kills-three-police-russian-caucasus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caucasus Emirate Entertainment Politics of Russia Second Chechen War Terrorism Terrorism in Russia Vladimir Putin War Thomson Reuters Thu, 14 Feb 2013 06:45:47 +0000 5755240 at http://www.globalpost.com Suicide attack kills three police officers in Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/suicide-attack-kills-three-police-officers-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>A suicide car bomb attack in the volatile Russian Caucasus region of Dagestan killed three police officers and wounded six other people Thursday, the local interior ministry said.</p> <p>The attacker blew up his car at a checkpoint at Khassaviurt, in northern Dagestan, a statement said. It said the blast left a crater that was two metres in diameter (two yards) and 1.5 metres deep.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130214/suicide-attack-kills-three-police-officers-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War AFP Thu, 14 Feb 2013 19:25:14 +0000 5755951 at http://www.globalpost.com Biden, law enforcement to attend Boston memorial for slain officer http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Scott Malone and Samuel P. Jacobs</p> <p>BOSTON (Reuters) - Thousands of law enforcement agents from around the country plan to attend a memorial on Wednesday for a campus police officer who authorities say was slain by the accused Boston Marathon bombers, and Vice President Joe Biden is slated to speak at the ceremony.</p> <p>The service at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology honours 26-year-old Sean Collier, who police say was shot and killed by Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the MIT campus on Thursday night.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130417/boston-bomb-probe-focuses-bags-and-pressure-cooker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Abdullah Yusuf Azzam Anwar al-Awlaki Arizona Barack Obama Biology Bombs Boston Boston Marathon Boston Police Department Business Cambridge Police Department Caucasus Caucasus Emirate Charles River Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Chechnya Conspiracy theories Counter-terrorism Crime in the United States Criminal law Dagestan Disaster Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Education Environment Explosives Federal Bureau of Investigation Federal Security Service of the Russian Federation First Chechen War Geography of Massachusetts Harvard University Health Islam Islam in Russia Islamic terrorism Israeli–Palestinian conflict Janet Napolitano Joint Terrorism Task Force July 2005 London bombings Kenneth Feinberg Labor Law Law enforcement Lectins Luo people Massachusetts Murder National security Politics Politics of Russia Proteins Ramzan Kadyrov Religion Reuters Ricin Russian apartment bombings Second Chechen War Security September 11 attacks Shootout Social Issues State governments of the United States Suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev Technology Terrorism in Russia United States United States Department of Homeland Security War Watertown, Massachusetts Thomson Reuters Wed, 17 Apr 2013 14:00:22 +0000 5818335 at http://www.globalpost.com Boston suspects bring echo of Chechnya's bloodshed http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130419/boston-bombers-bring-echo-chechnyas-legacy-violence <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Thomas Grove and Peter Graff</p> <p>(Reuters) - During the lifetime of the two Boston bombing suspects, their homeland Chechnya has seen two Russian invasions unleash some of Europe's worst bloodshed in generations, and produced fighters who carried out attacks on civilians that shocked the world.</p> <p>So far there has been no claim of responsibility for the attacks on the Boston Marathon or evidence made public of the motivations of the suspects, brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130419/boston-bombers-bring-echo-chechnyas-legacy-violence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Chechen Republic of Ichkeria Disaster Human Interest Islam in Russia Military personnel Social Issues Technology Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Fri, 19 Apr 2013 15:46:03 +0000 5820343 at http://www.globalpost.com Two militants shot dead in Russia's Dagestan http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/two-militants-shot-dead-russias-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Security officers shot dead two suspected militants in Russia's volatile North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, the epicentre of an Islamist insurgency, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee said on Wednesday.</p> <p>Moscow is struggling to quell the persistent attacks by Islamist militants more than a decade after it fought two separatist wars in the adjacent republic of Chechnya.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130424/two-militants-shot-dead-russias-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Dagestan Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Wed, 24 Apr 2013 17:15:45 +0000 5824301 at http://www.globalpost.com U.S., Russian spies' "trust deficit" may have clouded Boston case http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130425/us-russian-spies-trust-deficit-may-have-clouded-boston-case <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Matt Spetalnick and Susan Cornwell and Peter Apps</p> <p>WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have long cast a wary eye on counterterrorism intelligence from Russia, Obama administration officials say, raising questions about whether a "trust deficit" clouded efforts to determine if Boston Marathon bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev posed a danger.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130425/us-russian-spies-trust-deficit-may-have-clouded-boston-case" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beslan school hostage crisis Politics of Russia Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Thu, 25 Apr 2013 23:07:17 +0000 5825540 at http://www.globalpost.com Fire at Russia psychiatric hospital kills 38 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/fire-at-russia-psychiatric-hospital-kills-38 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thirty-eight people, mostly psychiatric patients, were killed in a fire that raged Friday at a psychiatric hospital in the Moscow region, trapping the inmates inside behind barred windows.</p> <p>The deadly blaze raised new questions about security standards at Russia's medical institutions, in particular psychiatric hospitals, after a string of fires in the last years.</p> <p>The fire broke out on the roof and spread rapidly throughout the hospital in the small town of Ramensky around 40 kilometres (25 miles) outside Moscow, the health ministry said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/fire-at-russia-psychiatric-hospital-kills-38" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Firefighter Security Terrorism in Russia AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:30:46 +0000 5825687 at http://www.globalpost.com Fire at Russia psychiatric hospital kills 38 http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/fire-at-russia-psychiatric-hospital-kills-38-1 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Thirty-eight people, mostly psychiatric patients, were killed Friday in a fire that ravaged a hospital in the Moscow region, with the victims engulfed by flames as they slept behind barred windows.</p> <p>The deadly nighttime blaze raised new questions about security standards at Russia's medical institutions, in particular psychiatric hospitals, after a string of fires in the last years.</p> <p>The fire broke out on the roof and spread rapidly throughout the hospital wing in the small town of Ramensky around 40 kilometres (25 miles) outside Moscow, the health ministry said.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130426/fire-at-russia-psychiatric-hospital-kills-38-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Firefighter Human Interest Terrorism in Russia AFP Fri, 26 Apr 2013 08:30:38 +0000 5825750 at http://www.globalpost.com Russia detains 140 in sweep at Muslim prayer room-reports http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130426/russia-detains-140-sweep-at-muslim-prayer-room-reports <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian law enforcement officers detained 140 people at a Muslim prayer room in Moscow on Friday as part of a search for Islamist militants, Russian news agencies quoted Federal Security Service (FSB) officials as saying.</p> <p>FSB and Federal Migration Service officers took the detainees, including more than 30 foreigners, to police stations near the site in southern Moscow, state-run RIA cited the FSB's Moscow branch as saying.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130426/russia-detains-140-sweep-at-muslim-prayer-room-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Kabardino-Balkaria Second Chechen War Social Issues Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Fri, 26 Apr 2013 18:45:31 +0000 5826297 at http://www.globalpost.com Dagestan bombs kill three, two dead in shootout near Moscow http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130520/car-bombs-kill-at-least-two-russias-dagestan <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>MAKHACHKALA, Russia (Reuters) - Two car bombs killed at least three people and wounded dozens of others on Monday in Dagestan, a turbulent province in Russia's North Caucasus region where armed groups are waging an Islamist insurgency.</p> <p>Car bombs, suicide bombings and firefights are common in Dagestan, at the center of an insurgency rooted in two post-Soviet wars against separatist rebels in neighboring Chechnya.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://thomsonreuters.com" class="button wire reuters"></a></p> <p><span>Copyright Thomson Reuters, 2013.</span></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130520/car-bombs-kill-at-least-two-russias-dagestan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Caucasus Emirate Contemporary history Financial data vendors Second Chechen War Social Issues Technology Terrorism in Russia War Thomson Reuters Mon, 20 May 2013 14:46:16 +0000 5842026 at http://www.globalpost.com At least three killed in Russia car blasts http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130520/at-least-three-killed-russia-car-blasts <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>At least three people were killed and nearly 50 injured on Monday in twin car blasts outside a court building in a southern Russian city in the restive region of Dagestan.</p> <p>The local investigative committee initially said that "within the space of a few minutes, two cars blew up. At least eight people died."</p> <p>The local interior ministry later revised the toll to three people killed and 44 injured -- most of them seriously.</p> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-wire-copyright"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><a href="http://www.afp.com/" class="button wire afp"></a></p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/terms-use#afp"><span>Copyright AFP, 2013.</span></a></p> </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130520/at-least-three-killed-russia-car-blasts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Islam in Russia Labor Law Second Chechen War Terrorism in Russia War AFP Mon, 20 May 2013 16:01:51 +0000 5842094 at http://www.globalpost.com