In the wake of the forcible disbanding of the downtown market in the Dagestani capital, locals are mourning more than lost shops by Nabi Abdullaev MAKHACHKALA, Dagestan–On a stuffy morning on the last day of July, pandemonium broke loose in the center of Makhachkala. Several hundred masked police commandos swooped down on 2,000 retail traders […]

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