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:: [JOB OPENING: Editor (English)] Russia Beyond the Headlines job
International media project Russia Beyond the Headlines seeks a full-time native-English-speaking editor to edit texts for English-language website; work can be performed remotely ...

:: As U.S. commemorates 9/11, Kremlin looks the other way
"Managers of Russia's tightly controlled state media were obviously told how to cover this anniversary. ..."
:: Terror Acts Neither Grow Or Decrease - Russians Say
Russians surveyed in a poll are not happy with the anti-terror fight ...
:: Only 8% of Russians Expect World Terror Rate to Dip After Bin Laden's Death - Poll
The number of Russians, who think that the death of bin Laden will not reduce the terrorism rate, was unprecedentedly high ...
:: State Releases Names on Terror List
Russia for the first time partially declassified a list of officially designated extremists, terrorist groups and terrorism financiers involved in money laundering ...
:: Leading Russian MP Talks Down Medvedev Approval Of Bin Ladin Killing
Russia still has many questions about the circumstances of the killing of Al-Qa'idah leader Usamah Bin-Ladin, the head of the Russian State Duma Committee on International Affairs, Konstantin Kosachev, said ...
:: Medvedev Snubbing Beslan Mothers Talks
Medvedev at the last minute dodged a meeting with mothers who lost their children in the bloody Beslan crisis, possibly fearing that they would criticize his patron and predecessor Putin ...
:: How was bin Laden's death received in Russia?
Russian reaction to the news that U.S. special forces killed Osama bin Laden was somewhat muted because of the May Day holiday, but newspapers and bloggers did publish reactions as the day went on, along multiple themes ...
:: Kremlin Got Tip on Bin Laden's Death
Obama notified the Kremlin that U.S. forces killed 9/11 mastermind Osama bin Laden before making the public announcement ...
:: Russian President's Special Envoy Welcomes Bin-Ladin Death
The elimination of terrorist "number one" Usamah Bin-Ladin has dealt a severe blow to Al-Qa'idah, Safonov said ...
:: Death of bin Laden is a 'Basayev moment'
While officials from the Kremlin and the foreign ministry applauded the news, some newspapers took a more fearful tone ...
:: Bin Ladin's Killing Will Not Disrupt Al Qa'idah - Russian Security Source
The destruction of Usamah Bin-Ladin will not lead to the disruption of Al-Qa'idah, and a new leader of it will soon emerge, a representative of one of the Russian intelligence service argued ...
:: Belarus bombing ­ a Soviet myth exploded
The Minsk metro bombing is profoundly shocking for two reasons: the number of victims and the fact that nothing like this has happened in the Belarussian capital since World War II ...
:: Belarus Hunts Bombers as 12 Die in Minsk Subway Explosion
Belarus ordered a security crackdown after at least 12 people died in a subway bombing, one that authorities classified as the first terrorist attack since Lukashenko came to power in 1994 ...
:: Why does the president suggest Breaking the Law?
"One of the golden rules of politics is that by definition everything that the president says in public should be intentional ..."
:: 80% of Russians afraid of becoming terrorism victims - poll
Presently 80% of Russians are afraid to a greater or smaller degree that they or their loved ones may fall victim to terrorist attacks ...
:: Russia's Terrorists Threaten Olympics Amid Focus on Sochi
Inspired by Arab uprisings, Islamic militants in southern Russia are changing tactics, attacking targets closer to Sochi in a bid to derail the 2014 Winter Olympics ...
:: Transcript Excerpts: Dmitry Medvedev at Meeting of the National Antiterrorism Committee in Vladikavkaz
"This is the first National Antiterrorism Committee meeting chaired by the President of the Russian Federation ..."
:: Terrorist Wave Raises Doubts About Moscow's North Caucasus Strategy
The latest violence is part of a sad pattern in a region that has been plagued by war and terrorism since the break-up of the Soviet Union ...
:: Suicide Bombers Strike in Caucasus
Warnings about continuing attacks similar to last month's Domodedovo Airport blast came true this week as a wave of suicide bombings swept through the North Caucasus, even as police reported the situation was "under control" ...
:: Insurgent Ideology: Responsibility for the Domodedovo Blast Has Been Claimed, but Questions Remain About the Nature of Russia's Insurgency
The "emir" of the self-proclaimed "Caucasus Emirate" announced that he personally ordered the airport attack and promised that 2011 will become a "year of blood and tears" for Russia ...
:: Airport Bombing Motive Could Be Revenge
Bashir Khamkhoyev, an alleged liaison for Ingush rebels with insurgent supremo Doku Umarov ­ who has claimed responsibility for the bombing ­ was arrested after his car got in a road accident on the outskirts of Nazran ...
:: Chechen militant leader Umarov tied to Domodedovo bombing - Khloponin
The powerful blast that ripped through the international arrivals hall of Moscow's busiest airport on January 24 killed 36 people and injured more than 100 ...
:: Medvedev inspects Moscow's Vnukovo Airport
Transport security has dominated the government agenda since last month's deadly terrorist attack on Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, which killed 36 and injured more than 100 ...
:: The Moscow Plot and Airport Attack - new issue of IIPER
Link to IIPER No. 34 on the Domodedovo Airpoert attack and the failed Moscow New Year's Eve plot ...
:: Officials Say Airport Blast Family Effort
It was reported that the suspects left their village of Ali-Yurt in August, saying they had found jobs in the Krasnodar region, but actually headed for a rebel camp that trained suicide bombers on the order of Chechen rebel warlord Doku Umarov ...
:: Russians Blame Police, Special Services For Domodedovo Attack
Russians are blaming the police and special services for creating a situation in which terrorists were able to carry out the terrorist attack at Moscow's Domodedovo Airport, a public opinion poll shows ...
:: Doku Umarov Vows 'Year of Tears'
Notorious insurgent supremo Doku Umarov promised Russia a "year of blood and tears," saying he has at his disposal 50 to 60 suicide bombers ready to strike ...
:: Russia plans to cordon off airports
According to new laws drawn up in the aftermath of that deadly blast, the entire perimeter of airports will be fenced off, with public access possible only through a special check-point ...
:: Medvedev urges police to step up fight against terrorism
Medvedev strongly criticized both the Interior Ministry and airport security staff after a recent suicide attack at Moscow's Domodedovo airport ...
:: Most Russians Fear Terrorist Attacks - Poll
The majority of Russians (68 per cent) fear to fall victim to a terrorist attack ...
:: Social networks broke the bomb story
In a growing trend, many Russians found out about the Domodedovo bombing not through TV or other traditional media, but from online social networks. And state television's lack of coverage hasn't helped matters either, say bloggers ...
:: Putin, Medvedev Bicker Over Blast
Medvedev took an indirect dig at Putin over the Domodedovo Airport blast, stating Thursday that officials should not speak of the attack as being "solved" yet ...
:: Putin, Medvedev at Odds Over Moscow Airport Terrorism Probe
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev called it "inadmissible" to declare the Jan. 24 terrorist attack on Moscow's busiest airport solved, contradicting Prime Minister Vladimir Putin ...
:: An Apposite Response: Russia's Response to Terrorism Should Take Place at All Levels and Include Civil Society
Russia again hit headlines across the world. The reason? A terrorist attack on Russia's largest transport hub ...
:: No Fear of Flying or Investing

:: Russia Losing War on Terrorism Because Moscow isn't Doing What is Necessary, Commentators Say
Unlike other countries which have suffered a major terrorist attack and then blocked further ones, Russia continues to suffer ever more of them, an indication that regardless of whether such violence is criminal or ideology, Moscow is "losing the war," according to an increasing number of Russian analysts ...
:: Fear And Familiarity In Moscow After New Attack
One day after an explosion ripped through Moscow's busiest airport, killing 35 people, thousands of police are patrolling Russia's capital ...
Medvedev Blames Airport for Suicide Blast
While Medvedev placed blame on the airport, he also said the Interior Ministry and the Federal Security Service were at fault and demanded sanctions against responsible officers ...
:: Moscow Treating Domodedovo 'Not as a Terrorist Act But as a Natural Disaster,' Soldatov and Borogan Say
As soon as Medvedev learned about the terrorist act at Domodedovo, the Russian president called three officials to meet with him: the head of the Investigation Committee, the prosecutor general, and the transportation minister ...
:: Domodedovo conspiracy theories highlight lack of trust in Russian authorities
While yesterday's suicide bombing at Domodedovo airport is likely to prompt another round of security spending and crackdowns, analysts say the real issues run far deeper ...
:: Airport Terror: While Questions About the Airport Bombing Need to Be Asked of the FSB, It Looks More Like Domodedovo's Embattled Managers Will Be Blamed
Only 26 of the dead have so far been identified, among them many foreigners, making the attack symbolically different to last year's bombing at the metro station under Lubyanka, the headquarters of Russia's security services, the FSB ...

Terrorism - JRL Excerpts 2009
:: Buryatskii, Istishkhad, and the Riyadus-Salikhin Suicide Martyrs’ Battalion
From Gordon Hahn; JRL #2009-231, Dec. 18, 2009.
:: The Caucasus Emirate Returns to the ‘Far Enemy’: The ‘Nevskii Express’ Bombing
From Gordon Hahn; JRL #2009-226, Dec. 11, 2009.
:: Chechen Rebels Claim Nevsky Express Bombing
By Nabi Abdullaev, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2009-222, Dec. 3, 2009.
:: ISLAM, ISLAMISM, AND POLITICS IN EURASIA REPORT: The Caucasus Emirate’s Return to Suicide Bombing and Mass Terrorism
From Gordon Hahn; JRL #2009-220, Dec. 1, 2009.
:: Blood on the Tracks: The Professionalism of the Attack Suggests Islamist Terrorists from the North Caucasus Have Struck Deep Inside Russia Once Again
By Roland Oliphant, from Russia Profile; JRL #2009-220, Dec. 1, 2009.
:: 25 Dead in Luxury Train Bombing
The Moscow Times; JRL #2009-219, Nov. 30, 2009.
:: U.S. Cargo Transit Through Russia to Afghanistan Contributes to Anti-terror Fight - Beyrle
From Interfax; JRL #2009-170, Sept. 14, 2009.
:: Putin offers condolences on anniversary of September 11 attacks
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-169, Sept. 11, 2009.
:: Mystery Hangs Over ‘Black September’ Blasts
By Nikolaus von Twickel, from The Moscow Times; JRL #2009-168, Sept. 10, 2009.
The Truth Russians Can’t Know
:: On the Tenth Anniversary of the Apartment Block Bombings in Russia, Conde Nast Offers the World a Lesson on the Drawbacks of Self-Censorship
By Roland Oliphant, from Russia Profile; JRL #2009-168, Sept. 10, 2009.
:: Russians do not believe 1999 blasts were orchestrated by secret services - poll
From Interfax; JRL 2009-168, Sept. 10, 2009.
:: Fear and anger in Beslan
By Anna Arutunyan, from The Moscow News; JRL #2009-164, Sept. 3, 2009.
:: Russians fear terrorism less but many doubt authorities can protect them - poll
From Interfax; JRL #2009-164, Sept. 3, 2009.
:: Ingushetia: Counterterrorism Failure
By Simon Saradzhyan, from (Swiss government-funded) ISN Security Watch; JRL #2009-156, Aug. 24, 2009.
:: Medvedev says terrorists must be dealt with "unceremoniously"
From Interfax; JRL #2009-153, Aug. 19, 2009.
:: Medvedev criticizes lack of safety for police officers
From Russian (government) Information Agency Novosti; JRL #2009-153, Aug. 19, 2009.
:: Ingush Police Got Tip About Deadly Blast
The Moscow Times; JRL #2009-141, July 28, 2009.
:: Publ.: New Findings on Beslan. By J.B. Dunlop (Stanford)
From Interfax; JRL #2009-141, July 28, 2009.
:: Taleban main threat to Russia's security - FSB
From Interfax; JRL #2009-71, April 16, 2009.

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