Chechens' Violent History Includes 'Black Widows,' Attacks on School, Theater

The two brothers suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings are of Chechen ethnicity, officials said today, identifying them with a group that has a long history of violence against Russia and ties to Muslim extremists groups. Both Dzhokhar Tsarnaev 19, and his brother Tamerlan Tsarnaecv, 26, who was killed overnight by gunfire, were born in Kyrgystan, the brothers' uncle told reporters today. The brothers' father is currently living in the semi-autonomous Russian province of Dagestan, which is...Full Story
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