Russia's Caucasus: breeding ground for terror

Posted: April 19, 2013 - 9:33am


In this Sept. 9, 1999 file photo fire and smoke rise from a destroyed apartment building in Moscow, an attack blamed on Chechen militants, as Russian Emergency Situations Ministry officers and firefighters try to save people. Two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing have been identified to The Associated Press as coming from a Russian region near Chechnya. In the past, insurgents from Chechnya and neighboring restive provinces in the Caucasus have been involved in terror attacks in Moscow and other place
MAKHACHKALA, Russia (AP) — Russia's volatile North Caucasus, which the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings once called home, have seen two...