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Warning: this episode contains descriptions of violence.

More than a hundred people died and scores more were wounded on Friday night in a terrorist attack on a concert hall near Moscow — the deadliest such attack in Russia in decades.

Anton Troianovski, the Moscow bureau chief for The Times, discusses the uncomfortable question the assault raises for Russia’s president, Vladimir V. Putin: Has his focus on the war in Ukraine left his country more vulnerable to other threats?


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Anton Troianovski, the Moscow bureau chief for The New York Times.

In the foreground is a large pile of flowers. In the background is a crowd adding more flowers to the pile.
A memorial in Moscow to the victims of the terrorist attack.Nanna Heitmann for The New York Times

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