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Medvedev Pledges 'Harsher, Crueler' Terror Crackdown

'We will find them all and punish them'

(Newser) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev yesterday told security forces to use "harsher, crueler" tactics to fight the "scum" responsible for terrorist attacks. The comments, made during a surprise visit to Dagestan, where suicide bombers killed 12 Wednesday, evoked his ally Vladimir Putin's tough talk on terror, notes the Wall ... More »

Moscow Holds Day of Mourning for Terror Victims

Medvedev vows to destroy 'beasts' behind subway bombings

(Newser) - Moscow has declared today a day of mourning for the people killed in twin suicide bombings on its Metro system yesterday. The death toll from the bombings rose to 39 today after a victim died in hospital and eight of the 60 injured are in critical condition, the BBC reports.... More »

Russia Hunts Subway Bombing Accomplices

Chechen group suspected in deadly attack

(Newser) - Russian police are hunting for the group behind a suicide bombing in which two women killed at least 38 at a train station in Moscow today. Authorities are preparing to publish security camera photos of the five people involved in the bombing—the two bombers, said to be young women,... More »

Female Suicide Bombers Kill 37 in Moscow Subway

Two female suicide bombers hit Moscow Metro in rush hour

(Newser) - Two explosions in Moscow's subway system killed at least 37 people at the height of rush hour this morning. The city's mayor says both explosions were caused by female suicide bombers who blew themselves up as trains pulled into busy stations, the AP reports, and security officials said the bombers... More »

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