Tag Archives: North Caucasus

Atta boy: Medvedev gets tough on terrorists

Speaking to the leaders of various Duma factions, President Dmitry Medvedev exhorted them to get tough on terrorists, to get ’em where it really hurts: the soup bowl and the laundry room. “When dealing with terrorism crimes, we need to … Continue reading

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Dmitry Rogozin: the anal joke that keeps on giving

While the world was distracted by the twin bombings on the Moscow metro, Chris Bryant, Labor MP, tied the knot with his partner Jared Cranney in Bryant’s place of employ, the British Parliament. It was the first gay wedding to … Continue reading

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My Take on the Moscow Bombings: They Don't Matter

From my new piece in Foreign Policy: After Monday’s shock, Tuesday morning in Moscow dawned bright and tense. No one had yet claimed responsibility for the twin suicide blasts that killed 39 people and injured dozens more in the Moscow … Continue reading

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Gross: Russian tabloid publishes photos of suicide bomber heads [graphic]

The Russian tabloid LifeNews, which has uncannily good access that we won’t ask questions about, has published photos of the severed heads of the two female suicide bombers. The Lubyanka bomber (the second set of pictures) looks extremely young, and … Continue reading

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