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May 12, 2003: Suicide bombing in Chechnya injures hundreds

On May 12, 2003 three suicide bombers drove a truck bomb into the FSB offices in Chechnya, killing 59 people and injuring a further 200

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December 27, 2002: Truck bombing in Chechnya

On this day in December 2002 Chechen suicide bombers attacked parliament in Grozny, killing almost a hundred and wounding hundreds more.

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June 14, 1995: Terrorists take thousands of hostages in Russia

On June 14, 1995 Chechen terrorists took thousands of hostages at a hospital in the southern Russian city of Budyonnovsk, eventually killing 129.

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April 16, 1996: Ibn al-Khattab leads Chechen massacre of Russian soldiers

On this day in 1996, Ibn al-Khattab led an ambush against a convoy of Russian troops in the mountains near Yaryshmardy, Chechnya killing more than 100 troops though some put the numbers in the several hundreds.

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February 19, 2011: Skiers killed in North Caucasus ambush

On this day in 2011 four people from Moscow were killed by Islamist terrorists in Russia’s North Caucasus region on their way to a ski resort.

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January 31, 2000: Bombing at Russian Embassy in Denmark

On this day in 2000 a lone actor tossed an incendiary device into the Russian embassy in Copenhagen, Denmark, slightly injuring a diplomat

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December 5, 2003: Suicide bombing of train in Russia

A probable Chechen suicide bomber killed 46 people and wounded more than 170 in an attack on a Russian train in December 2003

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October 19, 2010: Terrorist attack on Chechen parliament

Chechen terrorists killed as many as 20 people in an attack on that country’s parliament in October of 2010.

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April 15, 2013 | Boston Marathon bombings

Three people died and almost 300 were wounded when two Chechen terrorists planted pressure cooker bombs near the finishing line of the 2013 Boston Marathon

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March 29, 2010 | Suicide bombings in Moscow

On this day in 2010, female suicide bombers are thought to have been behind an attack on the Moscow metro during the morning rush hour in which 38 people were killed.