Russian courthouse in muslim Ingushetia region rocked by explosion

by Kal El on January 13, 2009 · 3 comments

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Russia gets another taste of terror.

Blast hits S.Russia official building -agencies

MOSCOW Jan 13 (Reuters) – An explosion in the south Russian region of Ingushetia blew up the office of court bailiffs in the main town of Nazran on Tuesday killing a number of people, Russian news agencies reported.

Ingushetia is a mainly Muslim region next to Chechnya in the North Caucasus where Russian security forces have been fighting a growing rebel insurgency, violence which analysts say could undermine the regional stability. (Writing by James Kilner; Editing by Matthew Jones)

This is not te first time Russia has had to deal with this type of terror attack. I am sure many readers recall the massacre at Beslan in 2004, in which

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  • http://www.europeanalliance.blogspot.com Thorum

    The latest Russian wires seem to indicate this was a natural gas explosion, not a terrorist bombing. I might add though that you do great work here and I follow your site closely!! Keep spreading the word!!

  • http://intensedebate.com/people/ChristopherL ChristopherL

    Damn Thorum, you sure get around.

  • tusentakk

    I still side with Orthodox Christian Russians against jihadists. But many Russians' apparent nostalgia for Godless totalitarian communism and their approval of Putin's restarting of the Cold War, and supplying Iran with modern weapons/nuclear technology tends to lessen the sympathy I would otherwise have for Russia.