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        12/30/2013, Tevet 27, 5774

      Peres Sends Condolences Over Russia Bombing

      President Shimon Peres on Sunday night sent a letter of condolence to Russian President Vladimir Putin, following the suicide attack at a train station in Volgograd.

      "I was shocked to hear about the terrorist attack at the train station. On behalf of myself and the citizens of Israel, I would like to express condolences to the families of the victims and to the Russian people," wrote Peres, who condemned the attack "on innocent people by terrorists motivated by hatred.”