24 November 2011
Dagestan - the most dangerous place in Europe
By Lucy Ash BBC News, Makhachkala
Once it was Chechnya, today it is the republic of Dagestan on the Caspian Sea that is the most explosive place in Russia - and in Europe. There are bomb attacks almost daily, shootouts between police and militants, tales of torture and of people going missing.
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