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September 13, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A Russian sailor who barricaded himself inside a nuclear-powered submarine after gunning down eight crew members killed himself when security officers stormed his hiding place in the torpedo compartment, officials said. The Defense Ministry press office said Alexander Kuzminykh, 19, committed suicide during the security operation, the Interfax and Itar-Tass news agencies reported.
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September 13, 1998 | From Times Wire Reports
A Russian sailor who barricaded himself inside a nuclear-powered submarine after gunning down eight crew members killed himself when security officers stormed his hiding place in the torpedo compartment, officials said. The Defense Ministry press office said Alexander Kuzminykh, 19, committed suicide during the security operation, the Interfax and Itar-Tass news agencies reported.
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November 1, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
The director of a Russian nuclear weapons research center killed himself in despair over funding cuts, Russian media reported. Vladimir Nechai, 60, shot himself Wednesday at his office in the Federal Nuclear Center at Snezhinsk, one of Russia's two major nuclear weapons research centers. Snezhinsk was a top-secret city in the Ural Mountains known as Chelyabinsk-70 in Soviet times. It is still closed to most Russians and foreigners.
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November 1, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
The director of a Russian nuclear weapons research center killed himself in despair over funding cuts, Russian media reported. Vladimir Nechai, 60, shot himself Wednesday at his office in the Federal Nuclear Center at Snezhinsk, one of Russia's two major nuclear weapons research centers. Snezhinsk was a top-secret city in the Ural Mountains known as Chelyabinsk-70 in Soviet times. It is still closed to most Russians and foreigners.
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October 3, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Crowded escalators plunge swiftly into the dim depths of the Metro, hurling their loads of humanity onto the heels of commuters milling on the platforms below. A grimy train screeches into the station behind an acrid blast of wind. The impatient people push and shove. The inattentive get trampled. The steel doors of the cars slam shut in seconds, abandoning the slow and the weak and the elderly to wage their battles for passage another time.
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October 28, 1994 | Reuters
Police foiled an attempt to hijack an airliner carrying 164 passengers at a Moscow airport Thursday, hours after a man in southern Russia blew himself up when commandos stormed the airliner he had seized. Police at Moscow's southeastern Vnukovo airport quickly arrested a man who tried to commandeer a Tu-154 airliner early in the evening, the Ministry for Emergency Situations said. "One terrorist has been seized without risk to passengers," ministry spokesman Karl Smolikov said.
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October 3, 1995 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Crowded escalators plunge swiftly into the dim depths of the Metro, hurling their loads of humanity onto the heels of commuters milling on the platforms below. A grimy train screeches into the station behind an acrid blast of wind. The impatient people push and shove. The inattentive get trampled. The steel doors of the cars slam shut in seconds, abandoning the slow and the weak and the elderly to wage their battles for passage another time.
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October 28, 1994 | Reuters
Police foiled an attempt to hijack an airliner carrying 164 passengers at a Moscow airport Thursday, hours after a man in southern Russia blew himself up when commandos stormed the airliner he had seized. Police at Moscow's southeastern Vnukovo airport quickly arrested a man who tried to commandeer a Tu-154 airliner early in the evening, the Ministry for Emergency Situations said. "One terrorist has been seized without risk to passengers," ministry spokesman Karl Smolikov said.
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