Before the “Nord-OST” was planned the capture of the Bolshoi theatre

Became known new details of investigation of the terrorist attack on Dubrovka in 2002. A court in Moscow has started consideration of the case of Hassan Zakayev, who is accused of recruiting members of the terrorist attack on Dubrovka.


The Prosecutor told the court that the organizers of the terrorist attack on Dubrovka in 2002 and initially planned to seize the Grand theatre. It is reported by RIA Novosti.


The investigation found that Zakayev was responsible for the delivery to Moscow of ammunition for the militants. Almost 12 years he was on the Federal wanted list.


The tragedy in the Moscow theater center on Dubrovka occurred on October 23-26, 2002. The terrorists took in hostages of spectators of the musical “Nord-OST” and the staff of the center.


As a result of the storming of the building the terrorists were eliminated, and the surviving hostages. The attack killed 130 people.

Photo: Ramil Sitdikov/RIA Novosti