A family on the move
After Soviet dictator Joseph Stalin ousted nearly all Chechens in 1944, the grandparents of bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev settled in the town of Tokmok in Kyrgyzstan. The brothers' parents, Anzor and Zubeidat, were born there in the 1960s and took their family on a circuitous route to and from the region. This chronology was pieced together from interviews and official documents. Read related article.
Source: Staff reports. Bonnie Berkowitz And Alberto Cuadra/The Washington Post.