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