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Subject:  Re: Russian trip Date:  4/22/2013  9:46 AM
Author:  HMALETTER Number:  1872468 of 2016082

"Tamerlan had come up on the FBI's radar screen before, in 2011, the bureau said Friday. Russia had requested that the U.S. question the older Tsarnaev brother, "based on information that he was a follower of radical Islam and a strong believer, and that he had changed drastically since 2010 as he prepared to leave the United States for travel to the country's region to join unspecified underground groups," the FBI said. Federal agents did investigate Tamerlan and question him and family members, but found no "terrorism activity, domestic or foreign," and informed Russia.
Now, the U.S. is asking Russia what exactly it knew in 2011. But lawmakers also have som