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Boston Marathon Bombings’ Chechen Connection (VOA On Assignment May 31)i
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May 31, 2013 2:56 PM
Since April 15 Boston Marathon bombing attack, authorities have questioned some Chechens living in the United States who may have ties to the suspects, the Tsarnaev brothers. VOA Russian Service reporter and North Caucasus expert Fatima Tlisova talked with one former Chechen rebel who says he met with Tamerlan Tsarnaev about a month before the attack. On Assignement’s Alex Villarreal talked with Fatima about that exclusive interview and other details about the lives of the Tsarnaev brothers.

Boston Marathon Bombings’ Chechen Connection (VOA On Assignment May 31)

Published May 31, 2013

Since April 15 Boston Marathon bombing attack, authorities have questioned some Chechens living in the United States who may have ties to the suspects, the Tsarnaev brothers. VOA Russian Service reporter and North Caucasus expert Fatima Tlisova talked with one former Chechen rebel who says he met with Tamerlan Tsarnaev about a month before the attack. On Assignement’s Alex Villarreal talked with Fatima about that exclusive interview and other details about the lives of the Tsarnaev brothers.

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