A horrifying mass murder. A community paralyzed with fear. A suspect in custody. A trial looming.

Tens of millions of people around the world know that four college students were murdered in Moscow. Millions more know a little bit about the man accused of killing them. The suspect hasn’t had his day in court, so no one — yet — is in a position to declare his guilt or innocence.

There’s a lot that’s still unclear. Rather than speculating about what lies ahead, it’s worth looking back at some of the things now coming into focus.

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