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Why are female suicide bombers often called "black widows" in Russia? Many are the widows or other relatives of Islamic militants killed by security forces. It is believed that they carry out the suicide attacks in part to reunite with their dead relatives. There have been more than two dozen women who have carried out suicide bombings in Russia since 2000. The latest, 25-year-old Madine...

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