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ISIS Strikes Moscow

ISIS has claimed the lethal assault on a music venue outside the Russian capital.

  • In this Q&A, Crisis Group expert Jerome Drevon explores the various implications of this attack.

What happened?

On the evening of 22 March, militants mounted a harrowing attack on Crocus City Hall, a music venue in the suburbs of Moscow, taking at least 139 lives.

Surveillance camera footage from inside the building shows the assailants firing ruthlessly upon concert attendees with light automatic weapons, adding to the chaos by setting the…

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