At Least 14 Killed in Suicide Bombing in Russian City of Volgograd

A day after suicide attack at the city's train station


At least 14 people have been killed in a suicide bombing on a trolleybus in the Russian city of Volgograd, investigators say.

The blast comes a day after 17 people died in another suicide attack at the central station in the city.

Security has been tightened at railway stations and airports across Russia.

Moscow is concerned militant groups could be ramping up violence in the run-up to the 2014 winter Olympic Games in the city of Sochi.

The Olympic venue is close to Russia's volatile north Caucasus region.

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  1. The Irony Of It All

    Mohammedans bomb Christian Russia. Obama refuses to attend ceremonies for Olympics.

    Unquestionably, the Judeo-Christian Bible in Leviticus 18:22 and 20:13 is specific and explicit . . . homosexuality is an abomination. The Mohammedans bombing Russia agree. Even many of those not religiously inclined, especially men, regard homosexuality as a revolting perversion.

    Today, Russia, the former capital of Communistic atheism, and President Putin, a former member of the KGB, uphold the teachings of The Book; whereas, America, founded upon Christianity, and Obama, bowing to the homosexual lobby, undermine them while promoting licentiousness as liberty. That undermining is symbolized by Obama’s saying, “Nobody is more offended than me by some of the anti-gay and lesbian legislation that you’ve been seeing in Russia.”

    Being offended, however, does not make Obama right. The irony is that Christian Russians and Mohammedans, while killing each other, agree on a moral issue fundamental to the context in which all societies operate … culture; whereas, Obama, a supposed Christian but with a Mohammedan upbringing, disagrees (

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