Beslan commemorates all victims of 2004 terrorist act

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VLADIKAVKAZ. Sept 3 (Interfax) – A three-day memorial campaign dedicated to the victims of the terrorist act staged at school #1 in 2004 ended in the city of Beslan on Thursday, an Interfax correspondent reported. The last day of mourning for the victims of the terrorists in Beslan began at 9 a.m. by a religious service at the sports hall […]

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Fewer Russians Blame Authorities for Deaths in Beslan Attack

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(Moscow Times – – September 2, 2014) On the 10th anniversary of the Beslan terrorist attack in which more than 330 people died, a poll revealed Monday that fewer Russians think authorities mishandled the crisis than in 2004. The poll, conducted by the independent Levada Center from Aug. 22 to 25, showed a less critical attitude toward the authorities’ […]

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Decade After Beslan, Questions Remain Unanswered

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(Moscow Times – – Ivan Nechepurenko – September 1, 2014) The children who set off for their first day of school 10 years ago in the small Caucasus town of Beslan, North Ossetia, will graduate from high school this coming academic year – at least, those who survived will. On Sept. 1, 2004, a group of 32 armed terrorists […]

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