Russian govt's change of tactics to turn tables on Russian terrorists

13:31, April 02, 2010      

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Instead of catching Russian law enforcement and civilians off balance, rebels and terrorists may soon find themselves caught off guard while in action.

In the wake of two successive bombing attacks, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has ordered a change of tactics in his country's fight against these perpetrators.

The president has instructed the country's security forces to resort to more preventive actions as well as more punitive measures in their future battles.

"The list of anti-terror measures should be expanded, should be not only effective, but also tough, severe and preventive," Medvedev said during a blitz visit to Dagestan's capital Makhachkala on Thursday.

The president has vowed to track down and punish all those responsible for the most recent terror attacks in Moscow and Dagestan.

Two female suicide bombers killed 39 in attacks at the Moscow subway system on Monday, which the authorities have linked to militants from the North Caucasus.



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