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Twitter Users Confuse Chechnya With Czech Republic

  • Aired: 1/20/2013
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As new details about the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings came to light, confusion on Twitter led some users to mistake Chechnya for the Czech Republic. The names of the distinct regions trended on the social network after two suspects in the bombings, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, were described by family and law enforcement as 'brothers from a Russian region near Chechnya.'

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