Support 110 years of independent journalism.

  1. Politics
30 March 2010

Moscow Metro bomb: in pictures

The aftermath of yesterday's double suicide attack in Moscow, which killed 39 people and injured 70.

By Samira Shackle

Above, the Russian flag flies at half-mast at the Kremlin. Moscow is holding a day of mourning for those who lost their lives.



Inside the Kremlin, the Russian president, Dmitry Medvedev, and top officials observe a minute’s silence during an emergency session of the Security Council yesterday. Medvedev said Russia would fight terror without hesitation and to the end.

Select and enter your email address Your new guide to the best writing on ideas, politics, books and culture each weekend - from the New Statesman. A quick and essential guide to domestic politics from the New Statesman's Westminster team. A weekly newsletter helping you understand the global economic slowdown. The New Statesman’s weekly environment email. Stay up to date with NS events, subscription offers & updates.
  • Administration / Office
  • Arts and Culture
  • Board Member
  • Business / Corporate Services
  • Client / Customer Services
  • Communications
  • Construction, Works, Engineering
  • Education, Curriculum and Teaching
  • Environment, Conservation and NRM
  • Facility / Grounds Management and Maintenance
  • Finance Management
  • Health - Medical and Nursing Management
  • HR, Training and Organisational Development
  • Information and Communications Technology
  • Information Services, Statistics, Records, Archives
  • Infrastructure Management - Transport, Utilities
  • Legal Officers and Practitioners
  • Librarians and Library Management
  • Management
  • Marketing
  • OH&S, Risk Management
  • Operations Management
  • Planning, Policy, Strategy
  • Printing, Design, Publishing, Web
  • Projects, Programs and Advisors
  • Property, Assets and Fleet Management
  • Public Relations and Media
  • Purchasing and Procurement
  • Quality Management
  • Science and Technical Research and Development
  • Security and Law Enforcement
  • Service Delivery
  • Sport and Recreation
  • Travel, Accommodation, Tourism
  • Wellbeing, Community / Social Services
Visit our privacy Policy for more information about our services, how New Statesman Media Group may use, process and share your personal data, including information on your rights in respect of your personal data and how you can unsubscribe from future marketing communications.


Content from our partners
How placemaking can drive productivity in cities – with PwC
The UK needs SMEs to reach net zero
To truly tackle regional disparities, we need a new type of devolution


Flowers on a platform inside the Lubyanka Metro station in Moscow. Services had resumed by the afternoon.



Outside the station, a woman cries.



Prime Minister Vladimir Putin speaks with a victim of one of the attacks at a hospital in Moscow.

All photographs from AFP/Getty Images.

Follow the New Statesman team on Facebook.