Security concerns of the Sochi Olympics - Part 2
Counterterrism measures - facts, figures and predictions
7 February - 23 February
7 March - 16 March
More info about security zones: http://www.stratfor.com/analysis/sochi-2014-security-challenge
As a considerable part of Russia's security forces will be guarding the olympic venue and its surroundings, Stratfor predicts that attacks will most likely be carried out outside Sochi, in other Caucasian locations or in major cities like Moscow. Soft targets are most likely to be attecked as it was in the case of the 2011 Elbrus attack which was presumably considered as a repetition for the Sochi games.
If news about the alleged killing of Doku Umarov will prove to be true, a retaliatory attack can be expected. Although it is also possible, that this is only a manoeuvre in the propaganda war of Russian and Islamic militants. But if Caucasus Emirate has now indeed lost they leader, are they capable to promptly carry out such well organized attacks?