Medvedev delays Davos departure after Russian bomb

MOSCOW Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:52am EST

MOSCOW Jan 24 (Reuters) - Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has delayed his departure for the World Economic Forum after a bomb attack at Russia's busiest airport, the Kremlin said on Monday.

Medvedev was due to fly to Switzerland on Tuesday to deliver the opening speech at the annual forum.

"The president has delayed his departure," Kremlin spokeswoman Natalya Timakova said. (Reporting by Alexei Anishchuk, writing by Guy Faulconbridge, editing by Mark Heinrich)