The troubled history of Chechnya

POSTED: 09:10 AM PDT Apr 19, 2013    UPDATED: 09:31 AM PDT Apr 19, 2013 

A look at the troubled history of Chechnya, where the Boston Marathon bombings suspects are said to have come from.

Chechnya - Shamil Basayev
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Russian forces essentially regained control of Chechnya in 2000, following a long siege of the capital, Grozny. Since then, violence in Chechnya has ebbed, particularly following the death of Islamist militant Shamil Basayev in July 2006, in neighboring Ingushetia.

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