The Kremlin recognised for the first time on Tuesday that a bomb brought down a Russian passenger plane last month over the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt, killing all 224 people on board.
Moscow says traces of explosives were found in the debris.
BREAKING: Terror attack caused Russian plane to crash in Egypt, President Putin says https://t.co/wmQ1uuH1Pv pic.twitter.com/SFQrXwoA71
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President Vladimir Putin has ordered special services to focus on finding those behind what Russia is now calling a ‘terrorist act’.
ISIL’s Egyptian affiliate has said it was responsible.