A double terrorist attack occurred in Boston during a traditional marathon. According to local media reports, two explosive devices went off behind the spectators' backs near the finish line. According to most recent information, three people were killed, including an eight-year-old boy. The number of the wounded varies between 100 and 140 people, about 10 of them are in critical condition.
A no-fly zone has been created above the city; terrorist police and the FBI investigate details of the accident. The bombs had been placed in garbage cans lining the street. As many as five other devices were found after the two explosions.
Twenty-four Russian athletes took part in the Boston Marathon. According to the Consulate General of the Russian Federation in the U.S., none of them was injured.
No one has claimed responsibility for the attacks in Boston yet.
Russian bloggers have put forward conspiracy arguments: since there were explosions in the United States, the country will invade Syria or Iran.
Putin made his first public comment on the subject of the recent decision of US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel