MOSCOW, December 17. /TASS/. The arrest of a fugitive suspected terrorist has led Russian officials to reopen investigations into the deaths of 130 taken prisoner during a hostage seizure at a Moscow theater.
Chechen Khasan Zakayev was detained trying to cross from Ukraine to Crimea with a fake passport, Vladimir Markin, spokesman for Russia's Investigative Committee, said on Wednesday. Zakayev, 41 and sought on the international wanted list, is in custody, he said.