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Terror in the Airport

A suicide bomber set off an explosion in the international-arrivals section of Moscow's busiest airport Jan. 24, killing 35 people and wounding up to 180 others. Though no one took immediate responsibility for the Domodedovo airport bombing, authorities suspect it was carried out by Islamist separatists from Russia's restive North Caucasus region, which includes the once insurgency-ravaged republic of Chechnya. Chechen fighters attacked the same airport in 2004, and two women from Dagestan, adjacent to Chechnya, bombed a Moscow subway station last year. In the wake of the latest attack, President Dmitri Medvedev blamed...

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