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Russia blasts raise concern for Olympics

Two suicide attacks kill 31

Posted: December 31, 2013 at 4:10 a.m.

Experts and police officers examine a site of a trolleybus explosion in Volgograd, Russia Monday, Dec. 30, 2013. A bomb blast tore through the trolleybus in the city of Volgograd on Monday morning, killing at least 10 people a day after a suicide bombing that killed at 17 at the citys main railway station. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)

MOSCOW — Two suicide bombings in as many days have killed 31 people and raised concerns that Islamic militants have begun a terrorist campaign in Russia that could stretch into the Sochi Olympics in February. Russian and international Olympic officials insisted that the site of the games, protected by layers of security, is completely safe.

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