PICTURE: Dzhokar Tsarnaev’s Reported Social Media Page

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April 19, 2013 5:50 a.m.

The Associated Press has identified a page on the Russian social media site Vkontakte that appears to belong to Dzhokar Tsarnaev, the Boston bombing suspect now on the run from police. From the AP’s description:

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s page on the Russian social networking site Vkontakte says he attended Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, graduating in 2011, the year he won the scholarship, which was celebrated with a reception at City Hall, according to a news release issued at the time. Before moving to the United States, he attended School No. 1 in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan, a predominantly Muslim republic in Russia’s North Caucasus that has become an epicenter of the Islamic insurgency that spilled over from Chechnya. On the site, he describes himself as speaking Chechen as well as English and Russian. His world view is described as “Islam” and he says his personal goal is “career and money.”

TPM tracked down the page in question, which identifes Tsarnaev as a Boston resident and a 2011 graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School. Here’s a screengrab below. 

Screengrab from VK.com, 04/19/13

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