Suleyman Kerimov poured millions into the Dagestan club, but withdrew funding when the trophies didn't follow Persian Islamic mystics dubbed Derbent in Dagestan "the furthest part of the world; an end point." Fringed by mountains often only accessible by ... FULL ARTICLE AT The Observer
Since the end of the second Chechen conflict, 1 Russian authorities have struggled to contain the spread of Islamic extremism across Russia's entire North Caucasus region, especially in Chechnya, Ingushetia, Dagestan and Kabardino – Balkaria. Grave human rights violations in ... FULL ARTICLE AT Oxford Journals
The Republic of Dagestan (pronounced /dɑːɡɨˈstɑːn/ or /dæɡɨˈstæn/; Russian: Респу́блика Дагеста́н; also spelled as Daghestan) is a federal subject (a republic) of Russia, located in the North Caucasus region.
Dagestan has great ethnic diversity, with several dozen ethnic groups and subgroups, most of which speak either Caucasian, Turkic, or Iranian languages. Largest among these ethnic groups are... Full Article At Wikipedia.org