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MOSCOW, October 23 (Itar-Tass) — Ten years ago this day, October 23, the Dubrovka Theater Center in Moscow was captured by armed terrorists. Criminals headed by Movsar Barayev burst on the stage, where the Nord Ost musical was shown. Terrorists took hostage more than 900 people — artists and spectators. In three days the release operation was started. All the terrorists were killed. Victims of the terrorist act became 130 hostages.
Building of church in memoriam of killed hostages has been finishing near the Dubrovka Theater Center. In October 26, day of mourning for the terrorist act victims in the Russian Federation, cupolas of new church will be blessed.