Doku Umarov, a Chechen warlord and one of the most wanted men in Russia, has admitted to ordering the suicide bomb attack at Moscow’s Domodedovo airport that killed 36 people and left 180 wounded. “I am showing the Putin regime one more time that we can carry out these operations wherever and whenever we want,” said Umarov in a video posted online, who also claimed that the bombing was a response to “Russian crimes in the Caucasus.” Umarov is one of the few remaining Chechen rebels still active, and has previously claimed responsibility for the March 2010 Moscow Metro bombing that killed 39 people, and a November 2009 train bombing in which 26 died. The identity of the Domodedovo suicide bomber is still unconfirmed, but investigators believe that the perpetrator is Magomed Yevloyev, a 20-year old man from the North Caucasus.
Chechen warlord admits to Moscow bombing
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