The troubled history of Chechnya

Published: Apr 19 2013 12:10:48 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 19 2013 12:31:02 PM EDT

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

Suspects in Bombings
1 / 14

Police say brothers Tamerlan and Dzhokar Tsarnaev are behind the Boston Marathon bombings. The two came from the North Caucasus region, which includes the Russian republic of Chechnya, and moved to Kazakhstan at a young age before coming to the United States several years ago.

Advertisement

Most Viewed on WFMZ.com

Advertisement
 

Slideshow Of The Day

On this Day

  • Martin Luther King, I Have A Dream speech

    National Archives and Records Administration

    On this day: August 28

    Pepsi and UPS are born, Emmett Till is murdered, Martin Luther King Jr. shares his dream, and Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorce, all on this day.