NEWS WATCH: FBI to support Russian security at Winter Olympics

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By Stefan J. Bos, Chief International Correspondent BosNewsLife

130204125446-2014-winter-olympics-in-sochi-russia-5-horizontal-galleryMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)--The recent attack which left at least five people dead in Stavropol, in southern Russia, has heightened security fears ahead of the Olympic Winter Games due to take place in the Black Sea resort of Sochi next month. The United States, which will send 250 athletes to compete in the games, says the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) will have dozens of people in Moscow and some in Sochi to assist the Russians.

NEWS WATCH: Russia Increasing Olympics Security After Suicide Blasts

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sochisecurityMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russia says it has launched one of the biggest security operations in Olympic history, after two suicide attacks killed dozens of people. The announcement comes a month before the start of the Winter Olympic Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

NEWS WATCH: Russia’s Putin Eases Restrictions On Sochi Protests

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protestsnowMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russian President Vladimir Putin has eased restrictions on protests in and around the Black Sea resort of Sochi, where the Winter Olympics and Paralympics will be held next month, but concerns remain whether local residents complaining about construction can hold rallies.

NEWS WATCH: Suicide bombing in Volgograd, Russia kills 17

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suicideattackMOSCOW/BUDAPEST (BosNewsLife)-- Russian officials say as many as 17 people, including two police officers, have died and 50 others were injured in a suicide blast that devastated a train station in the southern Russian city of Volgograd.