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The troubled history of Chechnya

Published On: Apr 19 2013 11:10:48 AM CDT   Updated On: Apr 19 2013 11:31:02 AM CDT

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

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Russian forces essentially regained control of Chechnya in 2000, following a long siege of the capital, Grozny. Since then, violence in Chechnya has ebbed, particularly following the death of Islamist militant Shamil Basayev in July 2006, in neighboring Ingushetia.

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