The Russian government has formally stated that an explosive device was responsible for the downing of a Metrojet Airbus A321 over Sinai on Oct. 31 with the loss of 224 lives. In a meeting at the Kremlin on the evening of Nov. 16, the head of Russia’s Federal Security Service, Alexander Bortnikov, told a meeting chaired by President Vladimir Putin that investigations had found evidence of a bomb. “We have undertaken the study of personal belongings, luggage, parts of the ...

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