Russian Silence Cost Lives? The U.S. ambassador to Moscow says Russia's reticence about the type of gas used to end the theater siege may have cost lives. But Alexander Vershbow stops short of criticizing Russia for its handling of the crisis. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.
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U.S. Envoy: Russian Silence on Hostage Deaths Costly

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U.S. Envoy: Russian Silence on Hostage Deaths Costly

U.S. Envoy: Russian Silence on Hostage Deaths Costly

U.S. Envoy: Russian Silence on Hostage Deaths Costly

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The U.S. ambassador to Moscow says Russia's reticence about the type of gas used to end the theater siege may have cost lives. But Alexander Vershbow stops short of criticizing Russia for its handling of the crisis. NPR's Michele Kelemen reports.