March 12, 2014
Madrid, Spain
A commemorative mass has been held for the victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings in which 191 people died and more than 1,800 were injured (via BBC)

Madrid, Spain

A commemorative mass has been held for the victims of the 2004 Madrid train bombings in which 191 people died and more than 1,800 were injured (via BBC)

January 3, 2014
Volgograd, Russia
A funeral was held for a police officer, Dmitry Makovkin, who was killed by a suicide bomb blast in the city’s main railway station. (via BBC)

Volgograd, Russia

A funeral was held for a police officer, Dmitry Makovkin, who was killed by a suicide bomb blast in the city’s main railway station. (via BBC)

January 2, 2014
Volgograd, Russia
A woman places flowers at the site of an explosion on a trolleybus. Two more people wounded by suicide bombings in the Russian city of Volgograd have died, increasing the death toll in the attacks to 33 (via Reuters)

Volgograd, Russia

A woman places flowers at the site of an explosion on a trolleybus. Two more people wounded by suicide bombings in the Russian city of Volgograd have died, increasing the death toll in the attacks to 33 (via Reuters)

January 2, 2014

Russia: Vladimir Putin Visits Victims Injured in Volgograd Suicide Bombings

Russian president Vladimir Putin arrives in Volgograd on Wednesday. He visits a hospital treating injured victims of two deadly suicide bombs and lays flowers at the scene of one of the attacks. In a later news conference, Putin condemns the crimes, saying there is ‘no justification for committing crimes against civilians’ (via Guardian)

January 1, 2014
Volgograd, Russia
Russian police detain a participant in a rally against terrorism in Volgograd, Russia, after a bomb blast tore through a trolleybus in the city, killing at least 14 people. The attack came a day after a blast killed 17 people at the railway station (via Guardian)

Volgograd, Russia

Russian police detain a participant in a rally against terrorism in Volgograd, Russia, after a bomb blast tore through a trolleybus in the city, killing at least 14 people. The attack came a day after a blast killed 17 people at the railway station (via Guardian)

December 31, 2013
Volgograd, Russia
Members of the emergency services work at the site of a bomb blast on a trolleybus (via Telegraph)

Volgograd, Russia

Members of the emergency services work at the site of a bomb blast on a trolleybus (via Telegraph)

December 31, 2013
Every terrorist attack in Russia since 1991 mapped

(via Guardian)

December 30, 2013

Russia: The Moment a Bomb Blast Hits Volgograd Train Station

A female suicide bomber attacked a train station in a southern Russia city on Sunday, authorities said, killing at least 13 people in the deadliest such blast outside the volatile North Caucasus region in nearly three years.

The explosion just two months after another suicide bomber struck in the same Russian city will bolster fears of attacks by Islamist militants as Russia prepares to host the 2014 Winter Olympics in the Black Sea city of Sochi (via Telegraph)

October 25, 2012
Russia: Moscow theatre siege - one survivor’s double ordeal
Ten years ago this week Chechen militants took hostage an entire Moscow theatre and its audience in a siege which ended in heavy loss of life as Russian security forces used gas to knock out the captors.
Svetlana Gubareva, from the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan, was caught up in the siege along with her daughter Sasha, 13, and her US fiance, Sandy Booker.
She spoke to the BBC World Service about both the terror of the siege and the horror of the aftermath. (via BBC News)

Russia: Moscow theatre siege - one survivor’s double ordeal

Ten years ago this week Chechen militants took hostage an entire Moscow theatre and its audience in a siege which ended in heavy loss of life as Russian security forces used gas to knock out the captors.

Svetlana Gubareva, from the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan, was caught up in the siege along with her daughter Sasha, 13, and her US fiance, Sandy Booker.

She spoke to the BBC World Service about both the terror of the siege and the horror of the aftermath. (via BBC News)

August 15, 2012
Picture Gallery: Norway’s Tragedy
Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people on July 22, 2011 first detonating a car bomb outside government headquarters and killing eight, then gunning down 69 people, mostly teenagers, at the ruling Labour Party’s summer camp on Utøya Island. (via Reuters.com)

Picture Gallery: Norway’s Tragedy

Norwegian mass killer Anders Behring Breivik killed 77 people on July 22, 2011 first detonating a car bomb outside government headquarters and killing eight, then gunning down 69 people, mostly teenagers, at the ruling Labour Party’s summer camp on Utøya Island. (via Reuters.com)

Liked posts on Tumblr: More liked posts »