Insight: Brutality, anger fuel jihad in Russia's Caucasus




 
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Insight: Brutality, anger fuel jihad in Russia's Caucasus
 
August 31st, 2012  
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Topic: Insight: Brutality, anger fuel jihad in Russia's Caucasus


Insight: Brutality, anger fuel jihad in Russia's Caucasus
GIMRY, Russia (Reuters) - Little girls in hijabs peek out of tin-roof houses and boys play at "cops and insurgents" in the narrow dirt streets. At one end of the village of Gimry men are building a new, red-brick madrassa, one of many religious schools springing up across Dagestan, a region in the high Caucasus mountains on Russia's southern fringe, in the throes of an Islamic revival. More than a dozen young men from the village have "gone to the forest" - the local euphemism for joining insurgents in their hideouts, says village administrator Aliaskhab Magomedov. ...




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