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Journalist killed in Russia's restive Dagestan

A journalist in Russia's North Caucasus was shot dead on Tuesday after repeated threats and an attempt on his life. Full story

Exclusive: Boston bomb suspects' parents retreat to village, cancel U.S. trip

UNDISCLOSED LOCATION IN NORTH CAUCASUS, Russia (Reuters) - The parents of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects have retreated to a village in southern Russia to shelter from the spotlight and abandoned plans for now to travel to the United States, the father of the suspects told Reuters on Sunday. Full story

Russia detains 140 in sweep at Muslim prayer room: reports

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian law enforcement officers detained 140 people at a Muslim prayer room in Moscow on Friday as part of a search for Islamist militants, Russian news agencies quoted Federal Security Service (FSB) officials as saying. Full story

Two militants shot dead in Russia's Dagestan

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Security officers shot dead two suspected militants in Russia's volatile North Caucasus republic of Dagestan, the epicenter of an Islamist insurgency, the National Anti-Terrorist Committee said on Wednesday. Full story

In Russia, suspected bombers' friends, family struggle to understand

   In the mountainous region of Dagestan, relatives and friends of the suspected Boston bombers are in shock that two of their own may have been responsible for the marathon bombings. NBC’s Adrienne Mong reports.

Security forces kill suspected militant in Russian Caucasus

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said it had killed on Wednesday a militant wanted for the 2010 bombing of an outdoor market in the North Caucasus, a restive region where three late-night bomb blasts and two gun battles highlighted a dragging insurgency. Full story

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Anzor Tsarnaev, father of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, gives an interview to Reuters in Russia's North Caucasus
Anzor Tsarnaev, father of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, gives an interview to Reuters in Russia's North Caucasus

Anzor Tsarnaev, father of Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev - the two men suspected of carrying out the Boston bombings, looks on during an interview with Reuters at an undisclosed location in Russia's North Caucasus, April 28, 2013. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov