Terrorist Attacks in Russia Raise Concerns For Olympic Security

Posted on December 30, 2013

Two terrorist attacks in Russia have raised serious concerns about security ahead of the Sochi Olympics. The first attack, which killed 17, was at a Russian train station in Volgograd. The second attack, also in Volgograd, occurred on a trolley in Volgograd. BBC News reports that at least 14 are dead in the lastest bombing. The two horrific attacks come several weeks ahead of the Sochi Winter Games, which begin on February 7th. Volgograd is hundreds of miles from Sochi, but the attacks raise major concerns about the security of Russia's transportation system.

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