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September 1, 1973: Suicide bombing at Lenin Mausoleum in Moscow

On this day in 1973 a man blew himself up at the mausoleum which contains the body of Vladimir Lenin, the first leader of the Soviet Union.

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August 31, 2004: Suicide bombing at Moscow metro

On this day in 2004, a female Islambouli Brigades suicide bomber detonated a bomb outside a Moscow metro killing ten.

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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.

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February 29, 2016 | 4-Year-Old Child Beheading in Moscow

On this day in 2016, nanny Gulchekhra Bobokulova decapitated a 4-year-old girl in her care and displayed the severed head at a Moscow metro station.

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February 6, 2004 | Moscow metro bombing

On this day in 2004 a bomb exploded inside a crowded subway train during the morning rush in Moscow, killing at least 39 people and wounding more than 130.

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Red Square bombing in Moscow – December 9, 2003

On this day in 2003, a female bomber detonated her explosive device in iconic Red Square in Moscow, killing six and wounding 44.

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Today in Terrorism: 24 October 2002 Moscow theatre

Moscow theatre hostage crisis ends when authorities pump poison gas into hall killing hundreds

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November 27, 2009: Mysterious train derailment in Russia

On November 27, 2009 the Moscow-St Petersburg Nevsky Express crashed near the town of Bologoye, killing 25 and wounding another 63.

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Are there limits to intelligence sharing in counter terrorism?

Sometimes the need to ensure public safety and national security require ‘taking the ugly date to the dance’.

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September 14, 1911: Assassination of Russian Prime Minister

On September 14, 1911 Russian Premier Pyotr Stolypin was shot by a ‘revolutionary’ named Dmitry Bogrov