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01/26/2011

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Attack Puts Focus on Fuzzy Security

Domodedovo Airport management were the first to bear the brunt of the Kremlin's anger over Monday's suicide bombing, with President Dmitry Medvedev threatening punishment for lax security and demanding tougher screening measures.

Shock and Sadness, but No Panic

Muted Russian reaction to the suicide bombing at Domodedovo Airport suggests  people are not easily shocked by terrorist attacks after decades of violence — but some psychologists say mental scars still run deep.

New Space Port Will Boost Launch Ability

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Tuesday ordered the government to complete the paperwork for the construction of the Vostochny spaceport as soon as possible so that work begins this year as planned.

Briton Slain in Airport Was to Get Married

A Briton killed in the bombing at Domodedovo Airport was a regular visitor to Russia who was looking forward to getting married in the spring and raising his infant daughter, his brother said Tuesday.

Putin Pledges 'Inevitable Retribution'

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Tuesday declared that "retribution is inevitable" against those who masterminded an airport suicide bombing that killed 35 people, including at least seven foreigners.

State Duma Ratifies New START

The Associated Press
The State Duma on Tuesday ratified in a third and final reading the New START nuclear arms pact with the United States, clearing the way for the passage of an agreement U.S. President Barack Obama has described as the most significant arms control deal in nearly two decades.

IOC Has 'No Doubt' About Russian Security for 2014

The Associated Press
The International Olympic Committee has "no doubt" that Russia will deliver a safe Winter Games in Sochi in 2014 despite new security worries raised by the suicide bombing attack at Moscow's main airport.

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