Seven children and two adults have been killed in a shooting at a school in the Russian city of Kazan, officials say. Twenty-one other people, mostly children, were injured. A year-old suspect was detained. The attack happened in the capital of the republic of Tatarstan, km miles east of Moscow.
Russia school shooting: Children and teacher killed in Kazan
Beslan school siege - Wikipedia
The Beslan terrorist attack also referred to as the Beslan school hostage crisis or the Beslan massacre    started on Wednesday, September 1, , lasted three days, involved the imprisonment of more than 1, people as hostages including children  and ended with the deaths of either or people, over half of them children. It is considered to be the deadliest school shooting in history. The hostage-takers were members of the Riyad-us Saliheen , sent by the Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev , who demanded Russian withdrawal from and recognition of the independence of Chechnya. On the third day of the standoff, Russian security forces stormed the building with tanks , incendiary rockets and other heavy weapons. The event had security and political repercussions in Russia, leading to a series of federal government reforms consolidating power in the Kremlin and strengthening the powers of the President of Russia. Criticisms of the Russian government's management of the crisis have persisted, including allegations of disinformation and censorship in news media as well as questions about journalistic freedom,  negotiations with the terrorists, allocation of responsibility for the eventual outcome and the use of excessive force. School No.
Beslan school siege
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In July three teenage sisters stabbed and battered their father to death in his sleep, in their Moscow flat. Investigators have confirmed the girls' father abused them physically and psychologically for years. Charged with murder, the sisters and what should happen to them have become one of the hottest topics of debate in Russia and more than , people have signed a petition calling for their release.