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Russia's FSB faces criticism over deadly subway bombing

Russia’s security services came under fire for not having done enough to prevent a deadly Moscow subway bombing blamed on rebels from war-torn Chechnya. Muscovites meanwhile grieved for the victims of the blast, which ripped through a packed metro train during morning rush hour on Friday, killing at least 39 people and injuring more than 130. Some 105 of the injured remained in hospital Saturday, Interfax reported. Security in the 170 stations of the Moscow subway was tightened, with extra police and troop patrols. More than 400 people showed up to donate blood for the victims. As many laid roses and carnations in the metro in memory of the dead, charges poured in against the FSB (ex-KGB), once headed by President Vladimir Putin and whose alumni today hold many of the top posts in the government. Full Story

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