Ever since it came to light on Friday that the suspects behind the Boston bombings were from Chechnya -- a conflict-ridden region of Russia -- Russian President Vladimir Putin has remained curiously quiet.
The curious radio silence from Russia on the Boston bombings
Russia's President -- and the media -- have remained fairly restrained on the Chechnyan link to the Boston bombings. Freelance writer (and Russian speaker) Sasha Petrova asks why. Is it a moral victory for Russia?