Terrorism in Russia
Terrorism in Russia has a long history starting from the times of the Russian Empire. Terrorism, in the modern sense, means violence against civilians to achieve political or ideological objectives by...
Red Terror
Red Terror was a campaign of mass killings, torture, and systematic oppression conducted by the Bolsheviks after they seized power in Petrograd and Moscow in 1917. Soviet historiography describes the ...
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Great Purge
The Great Purge was a campaign of political repression in the Soviet Union which occurred from 1936 to 1940. It involved a large-scale purge of the Communist Party and government officials, repressio...
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Islamism
Islamism (Islam and -ism) or political Islam (Arabic: الإسلام السياسي‎ Islām siyāsī; or الإسلامية al-Islāmīyah) is a set of ideologies holding that "Islam should guide social and political a...
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Russian apartment bombings
The Russian apartment bombings were a series of explosions that hit four apartment blocks in the Russian cities of Buynaksk, Moscow and Volgodonsk in September 1999, killing 293 and injuring 651 peopl...
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Algerian Civil War
The Algerian Civil War was an armed conflict between the Algerian government and various Islamist rebel groups which began in 1991. Total casualties have yet to be accurately counted but it is estimat...
Algerian Civil War - Wikipedia
Narodnaya Volya
Narodnaya Volya (Russian: Наро́дная во́ля; [nɐˈrodnəjə ˈvolʲə], The People’s Will or The People's Freedom) was aRussian left-wing terrorist organization in the late 19th century, best known for th...
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Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan
The Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan (IMU, Uzbek: Ўзбекистон Исломий Ҳаракати/Oʻzbekiston Islomiy harakati) is a militant Islamist group formed in 1998 by the Islamic ideologue Tahir Yuldashev, and form...
2003 Stavropol train bombing
The 2003 Stavropol train bombing was a suicide bomber blast which ripped through the commuter train in Stavropol Krai, Russia going from Kislovodsk to Mineralnye Vody as it was leaving Yessentuki on ...
Georgy Sudeykin
Georgy Porfiryevich Sudeykin (Russian: Георгий Порфирьевич Судейкин; 11 April 1850 - 16 December 1883 Saint Petersburg) was a Russian Gendarme colonel, the inspector of the Saint Petersburg Depart...
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Terrorism and the Soviet Union
At the height of the Soviet Union, communism and communist states were alleged to be a major inspiration for international terrorism. Violence in the form of 'communist fighting organizations' which o...
Special Purpose Islamic Regiment
The Special Purpose Islamic Regiment (SPIR) (Russian: Исламский полк особого назначения), also known as the al-Jihad-Fisi-Sabililah Special Islamic Regiment, was a Chechen organization loosely for...
Terrorism in Canada

The Canadian government has banned more than 50 terrorist organizations. These include Al Qaeda, the Armed Islamic Group, Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA), Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE), the...
Iranian Revolution
The Iranian Revolution (also known as the Islamic Revolution or the 1979 Revolution; Persian: انقلاب اسلامی, Enghelābe Eslāmi or انقلاب بیست و دو بهمن) refers to events involving the overthrow of the ...
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July 2000 Chechnya suicide bombings
The July 2000 Chechnya suicide bombings happened on July 2-July 3, 2000, when Chechen insurgents launched five suicide bomb attacks on the Russian military and police headquarters and barracks within ...
July 2000 Chechnya suicide bombings - Wikipedia
Reactions to the 2010 Moscow Metro bombings
The reactions to the 2010 Moscow Metro bombings were both national and international.Russian official reaction included both strong condemnations and promises of retaliation against the perpetrators.I...
Reactions to the 2010 Moscow Metro bombings - Wikipedia
Alexander II of Russia
Alexander II (Russian: Алекса́ндр II Никола́евич, Aleksandr II Nikolaevich; [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ftɐˈroj nʲɪkɐˈlajɪvʲɪtɕ]; 29 April [O.S. 17 April] 1818 in Moscow – 13 March [O...
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Aeroflot Flight 244
Aeroflot Flight 244 was hijacked on 15 October 1970, the first successful airline hijacking in the Soviet Union.Lithuanian Pranas Brazinskas and his then-13-year-old son Algirdas seized an An-24 domes...
October 2013 Volgograd bus bombing
On 21 October 2013, a suicide bombing took place on a bus in the city of Volgograd, in the Volgograd Oblast of Southern Russia. The attack was carried out by a female perpetrator named Naida Sirazhudi...
October 2013 Volgograd bus bombing - Wikipedia
2008 Vladikavkaz bombing
44°39′00″E / 43.016°N 44.65°E / 43.016; 44.65The 2008 Vladikavkaz bombing took place on a routed taxicab, which was unloading passengers at a market in Vladikavkaz, North Osse...