Ramzan Kadyrov

(AP Photo)

Russia – Boston bombings

MOSCOW (AP) – The head of a U.S. congressional delegation said Sunday that its meetings in Russia showed there was “nothing specific” that could have helped prevent the Boston Marathon bombings, but that the two […]

06/02/2013

Anzor Tsaraev headshot, father of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan Tsarnaev and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, in Makhachkala, Dagestan. (AP Photo)

Parents of Boston suspect describe his Russia trip

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — The parents of Tamerlan Tsarnaev insisted Sunday that he came to Dagestan and Chechnya last year to visit relatives and had nothing to do with the militants operating in the volatile […]

04/21/2013

The region of Chechnya, Russia is noted on this image from Google Earth.

Russia’s Chechnya has seen decades of war, terror

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings have their ethnic roots in Chechnya, a part of the Caucasus Mountains that has spawned decades of violence.

04/19/2013

A photo shows what the FBI is calling the suspects Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev (l-r) together, walking through the crowd in Boston, Boston Marathon (AP Photo)

Russia’s Caucasus: breeding ground for terror

MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Militants from Chechnya and other restive provinces in Russia’s volatile North Caucasus have targeted Moscow and other areas, are the Boston bombing suspects linked to them?

04/19/2013

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