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Russia, US to bolster ties after Boston bombings: Kremlin

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Russia and the United States agreed Saturday to step up cooperation in their fight against terror in the wake of news that two ethnic Chechens were suspected of organising the deadly Boston Marathon bombings. 

US President Barack Obama leaves after making a statement at the White House April 19, 2013 after law enforcement officials captured the second suspect believed to be responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings. Russia and the United States agreed Saturday to step up cooperation in their fight against terror in the wake of news that two ethnic Chechens were suspected of organising the bombings.

The Kremlin said Russian leader Vladimir Putin called US President Barack Obama to once again express his condolences and discuss ways the two sides can work more closely on security in the runup to the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi.

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