Archives / November 2009

  • The draft of the European Security Treaty has been published. On June 5, 2008, the President of Russia put forward an initiative to develop a new pan-European security treaty, the main idea of which is to create – in the context of military and political security in the Euro-Atlantic region – a common undivided space […]

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  • A homemade bomb is responsible for Friday’s deadly train crash, according to Russian Security chief Aleksandr Bortnikov. “Preliminary evidence suggests that it was an explosion of a homemade device, equivalent of seven kilograms of TNT,” said Russian Federal Security Service chief Aleksandr Bortnikov. A spokesperson for the Russian Investigative Committee, Vladimir Markin, added some more […]

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  • A passenger train running from Moscow to St. Petersburg derailed Friday, causing 10 deaths and 130 injuries, state-run Russian television reported. Russian state radio and TV said the crash occurred 280 km (174 miles) from St. Petersburg at 9:38 p.m. (12:38 p.m. ET). Rescue workers were trying to free people trapped under the carriages of […]

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