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.

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It's not clear if the Tsarnaev brothers were radicalized as a result of their apparent Chechen roots. A spokesman for Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov said the brothers had not been connected with the Chechen republic for many years, according to Russia's Interfax news agency.


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