Russia Update: Police Kill Suspected Militant in Dagestan Claimed to Have Sworn Allegiance to ISIS

April 1, 2015
An Orthodox Priest blesses members of the media after he blessed the Soyuz rocket at the Baikonur Cosmodrome Launch pad on Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015 in Kazakhstan. Photo by NASA.gov

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies.

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Russian law-enforcers have killed a suspected Islamist militant in Dagestan who was said to have sworn allegiance to ISIS.

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