Mexico knocks out Russia from FIFA Confederations Cup with 2-1 win in KazanSport June 24, 19:59
Putin visits Crimean youth camp ArtekSociety & Culture June 24, 19:42
Conflict around Qatar should be settled by diplomatic means - source at Foreign MinistryRussian Politics & Diplomacy June 24, 16:44
More than 237,000 fans attend Confederations Cup matches already - Deputy PM MutkoSport June 24, 15:03
Sistema's president hopes for dialogue with Rosneft on settlement agreementBusiness & Economy June 24, 14:56
CNN deletes article about meeting between Scaramucci and Russian Direct Investment FundWorld June 24, 13:12
Ukrainian Army units shell Donetsk Republic in first hours of newceasefireWorld June 24, 5:19
Politician says Russia vs Mexico football game will be interesting to watchSport June 23, 21:11
Kyrgyz president sees revival of relations with Russia as major result of his tenureWorld June 23, 20:49
VLADIVOSTOK, April 26. /TASS/. Terrorist acts and particularly the hostage crises in the Dubrovka theatrical center in Moscow in October 2002 where a group of radical fundamentalists seized more than a thousand spectators right in the middle of performance of the ‘Nord Ost’ musical, and the September 2004 seizure of a general school in the North Caucasus town of Beslan were the most tragic events over the past fifteen years of Vladimir Putin’s stay in power.
Putin said it in a documentary film ‘The President’ aired by Rossiya One channel on the occasion of the 15th anniversary since his accession to the upper echelons of state power.
"No doubt, these are the terrorist acts - Beslan and Nord Ost," he said. "If you’re asking about the tragic (events), these are the harshest things our entire people had to go through."
Nikolai Patrushev who stood at the head of the Federal Security Service FSB at the time recalled that he made daily reports to the President then.
"I kept Putin updated practically in the real-time mode, day and night, and he didn’t leave his office in those days," he said.