Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev Vkontakte VK profile page photo: Is this the Boston Marathon suspect's page?
WPTV Web Team
10:56 AM, Apr 19, 2013
3:40 PM, Apr 19, 2013
It appears that the suspect who remains at large in the Boston Marathon bombings, Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, had a profile on the social networking site, VK. According to Mashable , VK is popular in Europe.
His profile on the Russian social networking site Vkontakte says he lists his languages as English, Russian and Nohchiyn Mott (a Chechen language), according to a USA Today report. His worldview is described as "Islam" and he says his personal goal is "career and money."
According to USA Today, a "joke" posted on the profile page, translated from Russian, says, "There is a car... in the car sits a Dagestani, a Chechen and an Ingush. Question - who is driving? The answer: - The Police."
USA Today reports this is an old joke that has been told with a myriad of ethnic "passengers," meant to imply that if a certain ethnic person is in the car, the only reason would be because they had been arrested.
The FBI has not verified the account, however, the Associated Press wrote the following description on the page:
"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."