Middle-east Arab News Opinion | Asharq Al-awsat

Volgograd Archives - ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English Archive
Select Page
Russia tightens security in Sochi before Olympics

Russia tightens security in Sochi before Olympics

Moscow, Reuters—Russian forces went on combat alert in Sochi and tightened restrictions on access to the Black Sea resort on Tuesday as part of measures by President Vladimir Putin to ensure security at next month’s Winter Olympics. All vehicles have been banned...
Opinion: Putin vs. the “Black Widows”

Opinion: Putin vs. the “Black Widows”

As might have been expected, the latest suicide attacks in Volgograd have brought Russia back into the headlines just weeks before the opening of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The attacks that claimed at least 60 lives and left many more injured were carried out by...
Successive suicide bombings in Russia kill over 30

Successive suicide bombings in Russia kill over 30

Moscow, AP—A blast that tore through an electric bus in the southern Russian city of Volgograd during Monday’s morning rush hour, killing 14, was probably carried out by suicide bombers from the same organization behind a railway explosion a day earlier,...
Suicide bomber strikes Russian bus, killing 6

Suicide bomber strikes Russian bus, killing 6

Moscow, Associated Press—A female suicide bomber blew herself up on a city bus in southern Russia on Monday, killing six people and injuring about 30 others, officials said. The attack in Volgograd added to security fears ahead of the Winter Olympics in Sochi. The...