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Part 7 of Foreign Policy’s profile of Dagestan

This particular segment discusses corruption in the Caucasus and includes a harrowing tale of how a sexual assault case was handled by the justice system. http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/03/23/dangerous_graft This guy has shown up quite a bit here since 2011: Two years ago, … Continue reading

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Two somewhat random, unrelated links – The first is a profile of Boris Efimov, Soviet-era political cartoonist and the subject of the documentary film “Stalin Thought of You”. It is a poorly written article, but the film trailer is interesting. … Continue reading

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