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Moscow Concert Hall Attack: What We Know and Why It Happened

The attack on Crocus City Hall has become the deadliest incident in Russia’s modern history. Its repercussions for Russian society are already being felt, with a spike in xenophobic attacks against people from Central Asia.

For this episode, we talked to Ruslan Suleymanov, an expert on Central Asia, about how the attack was possible in Moscow, despite the city’s heightened security measures.

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