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Russia to increase event security

Updated: April 16, 2013, 11:11 AM ET
Associated Press

MOSCOW -- Russian sports officials said Tuesday they will beef up security at sports events and the Sochi 2014 Winter Games in the wake of deadly explosions at Boston's marathon that killed three people, and injured over 140 others.

The World Athletics Championship takes place in Moscow on Aug. 10-18, and the event is seen as a dress rehearsal for the 2014 Winter Games in the Black Sea resort of Sochi.

Officials will get in touch with the organizers of the Boston marathon to find ...

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