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Sochi security threats

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February 7, 2014 -- Moscow is to deploy 37,000 police and Interior Ministry troops, an army Spetsnaz brigade, and a heavily armoured train, in a bid to counter threats to the Winter Olympics. The Kremlin has been fighting a growing Islamist insurgency in the North Caucasus for two decades. Doku Umarov, the Al Qaeda-linked leader of the insurgency has called for attacks on Winter Olympics.

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