EURASIA LIFT

Human Rights Issues in Eurasia / Правовые Вопросы В Регионах Евразии

Russian Intelligence Officials Fired Over Moscow Airport Bomb

Posted by Info on 08/02/2011

A number of senior Russian intelligence service officials have been fired after failing to prevent a deadly bomb attack on Moscow’s busiest airport on January 24, when suicide attack on the international arrivals zone of Domodedovo International Airport killed 36 people and injured dozens more. As president instructed the Interior Ministry and Federal Security Service (FSB) to propose the dismissals of anti-terrorism and transport officials if negligence was proved.
But the anti-terrorism department chiefs “continue working in their posts.”

Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said security checks at the airport were “in a state of anarchy” ..

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