2010-03-30 18:59:26

Pope Benedict XVI Sends Condolences to Russia after Suicide Attacks

(30 Mar 10 - RV) Pope Benedict XVI has sent a telegram to the President of Russia expressing his deep sorrow and strong condemnation of what he called heinous acts of violence after Monday's twin suicide bombings in the Moscow underground railroad.

The Holy Father also sent his feelings of solidarity and spiritual closeness to the country, and his condolences to the families of victims.

James Nixey is Manager and Research Fellow of the Russia and Eurasia Programme at the International Institute for Strategic Studies. He spoke to us about the origins and motives of Chechen separatism... RealAudioMP3

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