Russian federal forces are failing the test miserably–document checks, baggage searches, and countless checkpoints are no match for fake passports and large-scale bribery by Nabi Abdullaev MAKHACHKALA, Dagestan and MOSCOW–On a filthy and shabby train from Makhachkala to Moscow, three stiff-faced Dagestani policemen pretend to faithfully carry out their duties of checking passengers’ documents and […]

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