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Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Suspect arrested after deadly Russia school shooting” – below is their description.
At least nine people, most of them students, have been killed in a school shooting in the southwestern Russian city of Kazan.
Local media are reporting that one suspect, a 19 year old, has been arrested.
While such attacks are rare in Russia, the number of incidents has been rising.
Al Jazeera’s Andrew Simmons reports.
–Al Jazeera English YouTube Channel
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Russia spans more than one-eighth of the Earth’s inhabited land area, stretching eleven time zones, and bordering 16 sovereign nations. Moscow is the country’s capital.
The Soviet Union was dissolved in 1991 and since 1993 Russia been governed as a federal semi-presidential republic. Russia is a major great power, with the world’s second-most powerful military, and the fourth-highest military expenditure. As a recognised nuclear-weapon state, the country possesses the world’s largest stockpile of nuclear weapons.