BREAKING NEWS: Dozens Die In Moscow Metro Suicide Blasts

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By BosNewsLife News Center in Budapest with reporting from Moscow MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- At least 37 people died when two female suicide bombers attacked two different locations at Moscow's underground metro system, including near the Kremlin, Russian officials and witnesses said Monday, March 29.

NEWS ALERT: Russia Burries Orthodox Patriarch

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By BosNewsLife News Center with reports from Moscow MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russia buried its first post-Soviet Orthodox patriarch, Alexy II, Tuesday, December 9, after a funeral attended by presidents, foreign emissaries and the country's political elite.

NEWS WATCH: Russia’s Putin Orders Security Crackdown After Suicide Attacks

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News Report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife bus MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered new security measures across Russia following two suicide attacks killed dozens of people within two days in the southern city of Volgograd.

Russian Orthodox Church Enthrones New Leader

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife, reporting from Budapest patriMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- The Russian Orthodox Church enthroned Metropolitan Kirill of Smolensk and Kaliningrad Sunday, February 1, the 16th patriarch of at least an estimated 75 million followers, amid pressures to overcome internal divisions and to reach out to non-Orthodox believers.

‘Saint Nicholas’ Bones In Russia After 1,000 years

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife MOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- For the first time in nearly 1,000 years bone fragments of Saint Nicholas, one of the Russian Orthodox Church's most revered figures, have been moved from an Italian church to Russia where huge crowds of Orthodox faithful were expected to visit the relics. The historic move follows talks between Pope Francis and Patriarch Kirill.

NEWS WATCH: Security Official Assassinated in Russia’s Ingushetia

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio: RealAudioMP3 By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife officialnowMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Officials say a top regional security official has been shot dead in the troubled Russian republic of Ingushetia in an attack that the local leadership linked to his efforts to end violence.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Russia Open For Peace Plan Amid New Fighting’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife poroshenko KIEV , UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- A town in eastern Ukraine has came under heavy shelling by pro-Russian seperatists,  a day after the Russian and Ukrainian leaders met in Belarus, to discuss the escalating crisis in east Ukraine.

NEWS WATCH: Ukraine: ‘Rebels Heard Shooting Down Malaysia Plane; 298 Killed’

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent mourning KYIV, UKRAINE (BosNewsLife)-- Ukraine has released what it says are intercepted phone calls in which pro-Russian separatists admit to shooting down a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, killing all 298 people on board. The Boeing 777 went down in eastern Ukraine while on its way from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur. Most of the victims, 293 according to Dutch officials, came from the Netherlands.

NEWS WATCH: Russia, US Hold War Games as Cold War Looms

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Listen to this BosNewsLife News report via Vatican Radio:RealAudioMP3  By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife planeKYIV/SIMFEROPOL (BosNewsLife)-- Troops of the NATO military alliance and Russian forces are holding war games at different sides of the border with Ukraine, amid mounting concerns of a possible new Cold War between the West and Russia. In Rostov-on-Don where the ousted Ukrainian president Yanukovych has been staying, riffles, machine guns and rocket propelled grenades are used for war games.

Christian Maya Don’t Believe End Of World Predictions

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By BosNewsLife News Center earth MEXICO CITY/MOSCOW (BosNewsLife)-- Christian Maya looked on in wonder Friday, December 21, at the invasion of foreign tourists to ancient cities in southern Mexico and Central America where they expected the world to end based on ancient Maya predictions.