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Tamerlan Tsarnaev var på oppfordring fra russiske myndigheter blitt avhørt av FBI i 2011 pga. mistanke om forbindelser til tsjetsjenske ekstremister, og han besøkte i fjor Dagestan, hvor den tsjetsjenske konflikten har spredd seg:

FBI officials confirmed Friday that they questioned Tamerlan in 2011 at the request of the Russian government about possible connections to Chechen extremists. He was interviewed by the FBI in Boston, and the investigation found “no derogatory information.” […]

Tamerlan visited Dagestan last year, according to an official with knowledge of his travels.

 

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