Another Black Widow Suicide Attack In Chechnya

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Two week since the Moscow subway bombing, another female Chechen terrorist killed herself and a police officer in the Northern Caucasus.Marina Yevloyeva was the widow of an Islamic insurgents who blew himself up to avoid arrest last Friday, according to the Moscow Times. The 25-year-old is one a growing set of women described as black widows — an aspect of the jihadist wave that terrifies Russia.

Russia is running low on money and faces more shortages in the future. Chenchens will recognise this — like the fall of the Soviet Union — as an opportunity to push for independence.

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