Translation for 'hostage' from English to Russian
NOUN   a hostage | hostages
VERB   to hostage | hostaged | hostaged
hostaging | hostages
SYNO hostage | surety
заложник {м}hostage
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Translation for 'hostage' from English to Russian

заложник {м}
Usage Examples English
  • In 2000, during a hostage standoff in Orlando, a SWAT team sniper accidentally shot a hostage instead of the hostage-taker.
  • Sheikholeslam was one of the students/militants who held Americans hostage during the Iran hostage crisis.
  • Stockholm syndrome is a psychological response sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of loyalty to the hostage-taker, regardless of the danger (or at least risk) in which the hostage has been placed.
  • On August 13, 2013, local resident Fuaed Abdo Ahmed took two women and a man hostage at the St.
  • "Metzada" unit (named after Masada) is IPS's hostage rescue and special operations unit, one of five hostage rescue units in Israel.

  • The Christian Peacemaker hostage crisis involved four human rights workers of Christian Peacemaker Teams (CPT) who were held hostage in Iraq from November 26, 2005 by the Swords of Righteousness Brigade.
  • On September 27, 2006, a hostage crisis occurred after a lone gunman took seven female students hostage at a classroom in Platte Canyon High School and sexually assaulted them before opening fire after a SWAT team breached the room.
  • Barry Rosen is an American former diplomat who was held hostage during the 1979–1981 Iran hostage crisis.
  • The hostage-taker wakes up every night during the game and takes on the role of a hostage.
  • In 1994, AG was involved in a hostage rescue operation when an armed criminal took a student named Milana Martinkevich hostage.

  • Each company includes a group specialized in hostage rescue on maritime or land targets, which are hostage rescue groups.
  • Hostage diplomacy, also hostage-diplomacy, is the taking of hostages for diplomatic purposes.
  • The Texas House of Representatives honored Imam Omar Suleiman in March 2022 for his role in assisting during the Colleyville synagogue hostage crisis.
  • This hostage incident was a turning point in American law enforcement's approach to hostage situations.
  • Nineteen of the hostage-takers and two members of the hostage recovery team were killed in the assault.

  • Kenneth L. Kraus is a former United States Marine who was the first American taken hostage by Iranian militants prior to the Iran hostage crisis.
  • The Hostages Convention (formally the International Convention against the Taking of Hostages) is a United Nations treaty by which states agree to prohibit and punish hostage taking.
  • While serving as Foreign Affairs Minister, Tudela was held hostage for 126 days during the 1996–97 Japanese embassy hostage crisis.
  • When the employees of the Buy More were taken hostage by Ned Rhyerson, Lt. Frank Mauser (Michael Rooker) took control as hostage negotiator.
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