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Russia Didn’t Share all Details on Boston Bombing Suspect, Report Says

posted on April 10, 2014

The New York Times reports on a new inspector general’s report that largely exonerates the F.B.I., finding that the Russian government declined to share important information about Tamerlan Tsarnaev that would have led to greater surveillance. According to the report, “After an initial investigation by the F.B.I., the Russians declined several requests for additional information about Mr. Tsarnaev.” One senior official said, “Had they known what the Russians knew they probably would have been able to do more under our investigative guidelines, but would they have uncovered the plot? That’s very hard to say.”

Read at The New York Times