Moscow - The group responsible for Wednesday's suicide
bombings in the Russian semi-autonomous republic of Dagestan was also
behind Monday's terrorist attacks in Moscow's subway, Russian Prime
Minister Vladimir Putin said.
Wednesday's attacks killed at least 12 and Monday's suicide
bombings claimed 39 lives and wounded dozens of others.
'We believe that these attacks were aimed against Russia,' the
Interfax news agency quoted him as saying. Putin noted that an attack
on Moscow or an attack in Dagestan are both equally an attack upon
Putin ordered Interior Minister Rashid Nurgaliyev to boost the
police presence in the Northern Caucasus region following Wednesday's
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