Following yesterday’s blast in the Moscow metro, Russia’s chief police investigator General Valeri Beyev disclosed terrible statistics. According to the general, 277 people were killed and 1,418 were wounded in 2000 as a result of crimes committed using various-kind explosives. The majority of the bombings are reported to have occurred in Chechnya, Daghestan, and the Stavropol Territory, the solvability rate of the above crimes being estimated at 44%. In General Beyev’s words, the assailants mostly used grenades and self-made devices. The bombs would go off at residential houses, apartments, porches, on the streets, in cars, cafes, restaurants, stores, and market places. The Interior Ministry’s special units specialize in tackling such crimes.
For the time being, one needs to finish the construction of the section that is 100 kilometres long. On October 17, German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said in an interview with RND that the project would be completed