Latest Stories Tagged: Russia Federation


Female suicide bombers

It was two female suicide bombers who reportedly detonated belts in Moscow yesterday. Female suicide bombers have struck there before. Professor Mia Bloom teaches at Penn State and is writing a book on female suicide bombers.

Conflict & Justice

Russian activist murdered

Anchor Laura Lynch speaks with Allison Gill of Human Rights Watch in Russia, about yesterday's murder of Russian human rights activist, Natalya Estemirova. Estemirova was abducted yesterday near her home in Chechnya's capital Grozny and later found dead.

Lifestyle & Belief

Chechnya today

Russia's war against Islamic militants in Chechnya went on for years. Though Moscow claimed victory and calm has returned, there are signs the battle isn't over. The BBC's Rupert Wingfield Hayes explains.