The type of the explosive device used in the city of Mozdok, the North Caucasus, has been established, Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov told reporters.
According to his information, ammonium nitrate was used in the terrorist act when the Mozdok military hospital was blown up Friday. It was a device similar to those used in the latest terrorist acts in Moscow.
He said also that the person to whom the KAMAZ truck loaded with explosives had belonged was tracked down. But this information is not disclosed in the interests of investigation, the minister said.
Putin's official spokesman Dmitry Peskov commented on remarks in the US media about failures in launching nuclear-capable missiles in Russia
The Buk system that shot down MH17 belonged to the 53rd SAM missile brigade of the Russian Ministry of Defense, investigators say after looking at a few pictures on the net
It has long been understood that the West has been trying to subject Russian borders to total control. We have not seen such activity even during the Cold War