Believe it was Putin who said to the effect "We don't negotiate with terrorists, we crush them."
Don't believe they tolerate all the PC we have to slog through in the US.
"Putin orders probe into hostages' deaths
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MOSCOW - President
Vladimir Putin has ordered Russian special services to try to find and eliminate the killers of four Russian hostages in
Iraq, news agencies reported Wednesday.
"The president has ordered the special forces to take all necessary measures to find and destroy the criminals who killed Russian diplomats in Iraq," news agencies cited the Kremlin press service as saying."