» 07/25/2011, 00.00
RUSSIA – NORWAY
Russia as the mass murderer’s political model
In his 1,500-page manifesto, Breivik is full of references to Russia. He sees Putin as a “potential” friend for a European revolution. For Putin’s spokesman, his are the “ravings of a madman”.
Police stop and detain Beslan protesters in Moscow
Putting thanks Patriarch Aleksij II for the Russian Orthodox Church's role in the tragedy. Memorial services are celebrated in Beslan school.
The Islamisation of the Caucasus, Putin’s work
Moscow is mourning today. The metro station bombings are rooted in Russia’s decision to use force in Chechnya and reject an offer of dialogue made by the late Chechen President Maskhadov. The attacks now raise concerns about xenophobia and possible human rights violations in the country.
28/07/2011 INDIA - NORWAY
Attack in Norway, Hindu radicals among terrorist’s "models"
In a 102 pages manifesto, Anders Breivik defines the Hindu radicals "important allies and resources. "Fr. Cedric Prakash, director of the Jesuit Centre for Human Rights Prashant: "Christians must explain to the world that these killings have nothing to do with Christianity or with the message of Christ."
Blogosphere under attack as election looms
The blogging platform LiveJournal has suffered yet another hacker attack less than a week from elections. This is the main platform in Russia for the free circulation of ideas and dissident voices.
Double bombing in Dagestan, nine dead
The victims were mostly policemen, including the head of local security forces. Targeted the headquarters of the Interior Ministry and the offices of the secret services. The second bomb triggered by a suicide bomber. Putin’s hardline. Benedict XVI sent a telegram of condolences to the victims of the bombings in Moscow. Yesterday the cathedral of the Holy Saviour was evacuated for fear of a bomb.
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