A bomb attack on a trolley bus on Monday morning in Volgograd comes less than a day after a fatal bombing at the city's railway station. Investigators believe Islamist fighters from the North Caucasus were behind both suicide attacks.
The International Olympic Committee's investigation into Russian doping has found a further four athletes guilty. A decision on whether or not to allow Russia to compete at Pyeongchang 2018 will be made December 5.
Russia's hopes of competing in the Winter Olympics suffered a major blow after the World Anti-Doping Agency ruled that the country was yet to fulfill two key demands that Moscow said have a "political character."
Until now, only individual Russians have been sanctioned over doping violations, but WADA was recently presented with new information. So will the IOC still allow Russian athletes to compete at the 2018 Winter Games?
Russia's Vladimir Putin said there were "major suspicions" that the US is trying to sway the presidential vote in his country by allegations of doping against Russia. Several Russian athletes lost their Sochi medals.
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