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Tracking Tamerlan Tsarnaev's trail in Dagestan

As accused Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case proceeds in a U.S. court, CBC's Jean-Francois Bélanger tracks down some details on the other alleged perpetrator: Dzhokhar's deceased brother, Tamerlan. Bélanger travelled to Dagestan to investigate Tamerlan's time in the tumultuous Russian republic.
Jean-Francois Belanger explores a link between a dead Boston bombing suspect and radical Islam in Dagestan and stumbles upon a surprising Canadian connection. 8:55

As accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's case proceeds in a U.S. court, CBC's Jean-Francois Bélanger tracks down some details on the other alleged perpetrator: Dzhokhar's deceased brother, Tamerlan.

Bélanger looks at what Tamerlan Tsarnaev did during a visit to Dagestan, a Russian republic plagued by extremist attacks, and what was his connection to a radicalized Canadian he met there.