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.

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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.

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