The ISIS Terrorist Attack in Moscow Changes Everything for Putin — Why the US Congress Must Act Now

Jakub Ferencik
7 min readMar 27, 2024

Unsurprisingly, Vladimir Putin took advantage of the Friday ISIS terrorist attack in Moscow that killed at least 133 people and injured 145 at a concert hall on the outskirts of the city.

In a televised address that took him 24 hours to make, Putin blamed Ukrainians, suggesting that “the Ukrainian side” had “prepared a window” for the terrorists to cross the border from Russia into Ukraine.

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Jakub Ferencik

Author of “Up in the Air,” “Beyond Reason,” & "Surprised by Uncertainty" on AMAZON | MA McGill Uni | 750+ articles with 1+ mil. views