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VOA Interview: Russian Journalist Says News Blackout on Tsarnaev Trial Possible

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is a child of Russia and its Soviet legacy. The youngest son of a Chechen man and an Avar woman, born in southern Russia, raised in Kyrgyzstan, his eldest brother born in Kalmykia, his relatives scattered throughout Dagestan, in Russia’s North Caucasus. Yet Russian-language news coverage of the man on trial for 2013 Boston Marathon bombing has been largely non-existent.  Tsarnaev, 21, faces the possibility of the death penalty after a Boston jury convicted...

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