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  • Moscow bombing: Chechen terrorist claims responsibility

    03/31/2010 2:48:11 PM PDT · by myknowledge · 10 replies · 540+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | March 31, 2010 | Andrew Osborn
    A Chechen terrorist who is Russia’s most wanted man has claimed responsibility for the Moscow metro bombings on Monday and promised to bring all out war to Russia’s streets. In a chilling video posted on an internet website considered to be a mouthpiece for Russia-based radical Islamists, Doku Umarov, a Chechen-born Islamist extremist, said he had ordered the attack on Moscow in revenge for an alleged massacre of civilians perpetrated by Russian special forces in February. The alleged massacre occurred on the border between the southern Russian republics of Chechnya and Ingushetia and saw up to twenty-two people killed.
  • How they storm houses in Russia (Daghestan)

    02/06/2006 2:19:31 PM PST · by struwwelpeter · 15 replies · 733+ views
    Novaya Gazeta ^ | February 2nd, 2006 | Anna Politkovskaya
    A report from the city of Khasavyurt, Daghestan On Monday, January 30th, no one in Khasavyurt needed an alarm clock. The city woke up like a barracks. At 5:30 a grenade launcher blasted. Once. After a pause, given so that everyone could realize that this time, thankfully, it missed, another blast. Then a third, again from the grenade launcher. Later you stop counting. Why? This is how in the special operations in the Caucasus begin, when parts of a residential area together with whoever is dug in there are destroyed in the hunt for ‘fighters’. The grenade launcher has long...