Insight: Brutality, anger fuel jihad in Russia’s Caucasus | Reuters

 

Little girls in hijabs peek out of tin-roof houses and boys play at “cops and insurgents” in the narrow dirt streets.

 

At one end of the village of Gimry men are building a new, red-brick madrassa, one of many religious schools springing up across Dagestan, a region in the high Caucasus mountains on Russia’s southern fringe, in the throes of an Islamic revival.

 

Insight: Brutality, anger fuel jihad in Russia’s Caucasus | Reuters.