assassination attempt


assassination attempt
покушение, попытка совершить убийство по политическим мотивам

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  • 1981 Pope John Paul II assassination attempt — An attempted assassination of Pope John Paul II occurred on May 13, 1981. Mehmet Ali Ağca shot and seriously wounded the Pope in the Vatican City s St. Peter s Square. Ağca was convicted for this crime in July 1981, and was deported to Turkey in… …   Wikipedia

  • Reagan assassination attempt — The Reagan assassination attempt occurred on March 30, 1981, just 69 days into the presidency of Ronald Reagan. While leaving a speaking engagement at the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C., President Reagan and three others were shot… …   Wikipedia

  • Ibar Highway assassination attempt — The Ibar highway assassination attempt refers to the events of October 3, 1999 when active members of the Yugoslav state security s Special Operations Unit (JSO) attempted to murder Vuk Drašković on the Ibar highway by slamming a truck full of… …   Wikipedia

  • Truman assassination attempt — The assassination attempt on U.S. President Harry S. Truman occurred on November 1, 1950. It was perpetrated by two Puerto Rican pro independence activists, Oscar Collazo and Griselio Torresola, while the President resided at the Blair House. The …   Wikipedia

  • June 29, 2007 assassination attempt on Guillaume Soro — The June 29, 2007 assassination attempt on Guillaume Soro took place at the Bouaké Airport in Côte d Ivoire. The Fokker 100 carrying Prime Minister Guillaume Soro, members of his delegation, and 20 journalists was taxiing on the runway after… …   Wikipedia

  • Assassination — is the targeted murder of a high profile person. [ [http://wordnet.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=assassin Assassin] (from Wordnet, Princeton University)] An added distinction between assassination and other forms of killing is that the assassin (one …   Wikipedia

  • Assassination of Benazir Bhutto — 2007 Benazir Bhutto assassination Location Liaquat National Bagh, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan Date 27 December 2007 Target Benazir Bhutto …   Wikipedia

  • assassination — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ attempted ▪ targeted ▪ political ▪ Three local leaders have been killed in political assassinations. ▪ character …   Collocations dictionary

  • assassination */ — UK [əˌsæsɪˈneɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms assassination : singular assassination plural assassinations the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons an assassination attempt assassination of …   English dictionary

  • assassination — as|sas|sin|a|tion [əˌsæsıˈneıʃən US əˌsæsənˈeı ] n [U and C] the act of murdering an important person assassination of ▪ the assassination of Anwar Sadat ▪ He narrowly escaped an assassination attempt (=when someone tries but fails to kill… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • assassination — as|sas|si|na|tion [ ə,sæsı neıʃn ] noun count or uncount * the murder of a famous or important person, especially for political reasons: an assassination attempt assassination of: the assassination of John Lennon => CHARACTER ASSASSINATION …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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