In Dagestan, political ideology is often not much more than closed-mindedness and xenophobia by Nabi Abdullaev MAKHACHKALA, Dagestan–As the of late much-remembered putsch was unfolding in Moscow in August 1991, I was enjoying dried meat and home-brewed vodka in my native mountainous Lak region–the most poor and backward area in Dagestan. I remember how local […]

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