Islamic Clergy Member Shot Dead In Southern Russia

KHASAVYURT, Russia — An assistant to the imam of a local mosque has been shot dead in western Daghestan near the border with Chechnya, RFE/RL’s North Caucasus Service reports. Akhmed Osmanov was reportedly an advocate of dialogue with Muslim radicals. He was returning home from the mosque in the village of Matsal-Aul, in the Khasavyurt […]