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“The reaction of the Irish people to the Beslan tragedy showed once again that the people of the world are not indifferent to the suffering of others,” said Vladimir Rakhmanin, the Russian ambassador to Ireland, following the schoolhouse atrocity tha

15th January, 2005

“The reaction of the Irish people to the Beslan tragedy showed once again that the people of the world are not indifferent to the suffering of others,” said Vladimir Rakhmanin, the Russian ambassador to Ireland, following the schoolhouse atrocity that shocked the world.

“These displays of kindness and solidarity really mean a lot to us and will never be forgotten.”

That week of barely believable cruelty and unbearable grief has been...

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