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An election designed to break the hold of ethnic politics is accused of being unfair.
22 Mar 07
Demonstrations are nothing new in Dagestan, but this year they have increased in number and scale.
11 Jan 07
Two recent cases highlight the alleged Dagestani police practice of framing people.
26 Sep 06
Clash with police a sign of increasing discontent in the Dagestani regions.
8 May 06
The long-term head of the North Caucasus’ largest republic steps down – leaving a trusted successor in his place.
24 Feb 06
Massive military operation in the mountains ends with no proof of any militants killed or captured.
4 Feb 06
The plight of a thousand Dagestani villagers fleeing Chechnya has stoked trouble between the two republics.
18 Nov 05
Moscow’s attempt to conscript ethnic Chechens in Dagestan has run into difficulties.
26 Feb 04
Authorities boots Dagestan's traditional shoemakers into the shadows.
4 Dec 03
Small republic increasingly powerless to withstand surge in heroin trafficking.
29 Aug 03