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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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...
Domodedovo International Airport bombing
The Domodedovo International Airport bombing was a suicide bombing in the international arrival hall of Moscow's busiest airport, Domodedovo International, in Domodedovsky District, Moscow Oblast, on ...
Domodedovo International Airport bombing - Wikipedia
Aum Shinrikyo
Aum Shinrikyo, which split into Aleph and Hikari no Wa in 2007, is a Japanese doomsday cult founded by Shoko Asahara in 1984. It gained international notoriety when it carried out the deadly Tokyo sub...
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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...
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
Al-Qaeda involvement in Europe
Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for bombings in London and Madrid. In the early 1990s, some members of al-Qaeda had participated with the Bosnian mujahideen, including 9/11 hijackers Khalid al-Mihdhar...
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...
Islam and modernity
Islam and modernity is a topic of discussion in contemporary sociology of religion. The history of Islam chronicles different interpretations and approaches. Modernity is a complex and multidimensiona...
Lashkar-e-Taiba
Lashkar-e-Taiba (Urdu: لشکرطیبہ‎ [ˈləʃkər eː ˈt̪ɛːjbaː]; literally Army of the Good, translated as Army of the Righteous, or Army of the Pure) – also transliterated as Lashkar-i-Tayyaba, Las...