While dramatic testimonies from the survivors of the attack are known, The international community unanimously condemned the attack that left more than 130 dead on Friday in a concert hall in a suburb of Moscow, claimed by the jihadist group Islamic State (IS).

“Now you understand that you are lucky, very lucky. I came home and my coat was covered in blood. “Apparently someone protected me with his own body,” Anastasia Rodionova, survivor of the attack, told the media.


President Vladimir Putin denounced a “savage terrorist action” and declared a day of national mourning.

In a televised address, He stated that the four alleged perpetrators of the attack had tried to flee to Ukraine before being arrested and promised that all those responsible will be “punished” and “will not have an enviable fate.”

The president refrained from mentioning the claim of the massacre by IS.


Ukraine, faced with a Russian invasion for more than two years, He described the versions of Moscow’s special services as “absurd.”

“Let’s be clear, Ukraine has absolutely nothing to do with these events,” said an advisor to the Ukrainian presidency, Mijaílo Podoliak, on Telegram.

Ukrainian military intelligence services stated that “The terrorist attack in Moscow is a planned and deliberate provocation by the Russian special services, ordered by Putin, with the aim of justifying even more powerful bombings against Ukraine and a total mobilization in Russia.


The Secretary General of the United Nations, Antonio Guterres“condemns in the strongest possible terms the terrorist attack” and “sends its condolences to the bereaved families, as well as to the people and government of the Russian Federation”said his spokesperson.

USA and Western Europe

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken condemned the “cruel” attack and terrorism “in all its forms.”

The president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, “strongly condemned the terrorist attack,” and the head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell, criticized “an atrocious attack” against “defenseless people.”

NATO “unequivocally condemned the attacks against participants in a concert in Moscow” and indicated that “nothing can justify such heinous crimes.”

French President Emmanuel Macron “firmly denounced the terrorist attack claimed by the Islamic State.”

The head of British diplomacy, David Cameron, assured that “nothing can justify such violence.”

Also the Spanish Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares, stated that “nothing can justify or explain the barbarity.”

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk said he hoped that “this terrible tragedy will not serve as a pretext for an escalation of violence and aggression.”

Latin America

Brazil expressed “its solidarity with the people and government of Russia” and its “repudiation” of terrorism.

From Venezuela we express our support for President Vladimir Putin and raise our voices to categorically reject any act of violence,” President Nicolás Maduro published in X.

The Mexican Foreign Ministry said that it “regrets” the tragedy and that it had no knowledge “of Mexican men or women who have been victims.”

Bolivia “strongly” condemned the attack and conveyed its condolences to the families of the victims of “this unfortunate event.”

Source: https://www.noticiascaracol.com/mundo/testimonios-de-sobrevivientes-de-ataque-en-moscu-mi-abrigo-estaba-cubierto-de-sangre-cb20

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