World reacts to Boston Marathon bombing

Published On: Apr 16 2013 11:35:53 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 16 2013 11:41:51 AM CDT

Condolences have flooded in from around the world after two explosions at Monday's Boston Marathon killed three and injured more than 170. Here are some of the statements on the Boston Marathon explosions.

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"Vladimir Putin strongly condemned this barbaric crime and expressed his belief that the fight against terrorism requires the coordinated efforts of the world community. The Russian president stressed that Russia is ready, if necessary, to assist with the investigation by U.S. authorities." –Statement from Russia's Kremlin on behalf of President Vladimir Putin

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