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Putin visits bomb-hit Volgograd

Russian President Vladimir Putin AP

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday made a pre-dawn visit to the city reeling from two suicide bombings this week, bringing gestures of sympathy for the victims and questions for the officials he has ordered to beef up security.

Posted: January 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ten killed in new blast in Russian city of Volgograd—official

In this photo made by a public camera and made available by the Associated Press Television News the flash of an explosion illuminates the entrance to Volgograd railway station in Volgograd Russia on Sunday, Dec. 29, 2013. More then a dozen people were killed and scores were wounded Sunday by a suicide bomber at a railway station in southern Russia, officials said, heightening concern about terrorism ahead of February's Olympics in the Black Sea resort of Sochi. AP

Ten people were killed on Monday in a bombing that destroyed a packed trolleybus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd, the second attack in the city in two days after a suicide strike on its main train station, officials said.

Posted: December 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Attackers set Russian Muslim prayer house on fire

In this image made from video experts and officials examine the wreckage of a bus following Monday's suicide bombing in Volgograd, Russia Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. AP

Russian police says attackers set fire to a Muslim prayer house in a southern Russian city earlier rocked by a suicide bombing.

Posted: October 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Proud Russia remembers Stalingrad 70 years on

Russian President Vladimir Putin. AP FILE PHOTO

The city of Volgograd was renamed Stalingrad for a day on Saturday as Russia marked the 70th anniversary of a brutal battle in which the Red Army defeated Nazi forces and changed the course of World War II.

Posted: February 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »