Chechen Militants Claim Responsibility for Moscow Subway Attacks
A Chechen militant group on Wednesday claimed the responsibility for attacking the Moscow subway system with two suicide bombers.
• Second Bomber of Moscow Blasts Identified by Father: Report
A Dagestani man has identified the second suicide bomber involved in the Moscow metro twin blasts as his missing daughter Mariam Sharipova, Moscow weekly Novaya Gazeta reported on Monday.
• Russia to Establish Emergency Center in North Caucasus
The Russian Emergency Situations Ministry has planned to set up an emergency center for possible crisis in the North Caucasus Federal District, an official from the ministry said on Friday.
• Medvedev Calls on Parliamentary Parties to Hold Together to Fight Terrorism
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev on Friday called on parliamentary parties to hold together on counter-terrorism measures.
• Russia to Apply E-ticket System to Road Transport System
Russia will use an electronic ticket system with its transportaion system in an effort to strengthen security, Transport Minister Igor Levitin said Thursday.
• Analysis: Russian Govt's Change of Tactics to Turn Tables on Terrorists
Instead of catching Russian law enforcement and civilians off balance, rebels and terrorists may soon find themselves caught off guard while in action.
• Terror Attacks Unite Russians: Expert
The terror attacks on Moscow metro system united Russian people, pushing them to be more supportive to the government's anti-terror polices, Alexei Kozyrev, the history and philosophy professor of Moscow State University, told Xinhua in an interview two days after the Moscow metro tragedy that killed 39 and injured more than 60.
• Suicide Bombers behind Russia's Consecutive Blasts Identified
One of the suicide bombers from each of the Moscow and Dagestani blasts has been identified, local media reported on Thursday.
• Medvedev Pledges Tougher Measures on Violence
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev made a surprise visit Thursday to the restive North Caucasus republic of Dagestan promising a tough response to recent terrorist attacks emanating from the region.
• Turkey Denies Links with Subway Suicide Attacks in Russia
Turkey's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that Turkey is not linked with suicide bombings that hit subways of the Russian capital Moscow earlier this week, the semi- official Anatolia news agency reported.
• Masterminds Behind Russian Blasts Known: FSB
Head of the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) Alexander Bortnikov said Thursday that masterminds behind the consecutive blasts in Moscow and Dagestan have been identified and are being searched for, local media reported.
• Medvedev in Dagestan to Chair Conference on North Caucasus
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has made a surprise visit to the restive North Caucasus republic of Dagestan to discuss recent terrorist attacks emanating from the region, news agencies reported on Thursday.

People Mourn for Victims in Aftermath of Moscow Subway Bombings

Double Suicide Bombings Kill 35 on Moscow Subway

Suicide Bombing Suspected for Second Moscow Subway Blast

At Least 12 Killed in Second Metro Explosion in Moscow
Can Security Be Beefed up for Moscow Subway Commuters?
As the next of kin are grieving their losses and the wounded are groaning their pains, the Muscovites and the city subway commuters in particular are grappling with the fear arisen from the terror bombing attacks against the Moscow metro again.

Two explosions hit the Moscow subway system on Monday morning, killing at least 37 people.

The Emergency Situations Ministry said the first blast, which struck the Lubyanka station at 7:56 a.m. (0356 GMT), had killed at least 25 people and injured at least 10 others.

Shortly afterwards, an explosion hit another subway station, killing at least 12 people with 12 others injured at the Cultural Park subway station.

The following is a chronology of some major subway bombings in Moscow since 1998:

On Jan. 1, 1998  an abandoned handbag exploded on a subway platform in central Moscow, wounding three subway employees.

On Aug. 8, 2000  a blast tore through a busy central Moscow metro underpass during the evening rush hour, killing at least eight people and injuring 18 others.

On Feb. 5, 2001 a bomb exploded in Moscow's metro station Belorusskaya, injuring 10 people including two children.

On Feb. 6, 2004 at least 41 were killed and more than 130 others injured when a deadly blast ripped through a crowded metro car in the Russian capital during morning rush hour.