Tag: Islamist extremism in Russia

Russia Update: 4 Gunmen Killed as Police in Nalchik Open Fire on Apartment Building

December 11, 2014

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. The previous issue is here, and see also our Russia This Week feature on disarray in the Kremlin’s Ukraine policy shop; ‘Managed Spring’: How Moscow Parted Easily with the ‘Novorossiya’ Leaders […]

Russian Penal System Unwittingly Helping to Spread Radical Islam, Experts Say

November 16, 2014

Staunton, November 16 – Prisons in many countries have often become seedbeds for radicalism, but rarely have those in charge done more to make that so that the Russian Federal Penal Service, which is now putting materials on jihad in prison libraries in the mistaken hope that learning more about radical Islam will dissuade prisoners […]