Senior Dagestani Muslim Killed in a Hail of Bullets

A leading Muslim theologian and his nephew were slain in Makhachkala, mowed down in a hail of bullets, in apparent retaliation for his outspoken condemnation of fundamentalist Islam in the North Caucasus, police said Wednesday. Maksud Sadikov, 47, head of the Dagestani Institute of Theology and International Relations, the first school to provide secular and religious higher education in the North Caucasus, was gunned down in a courtyard in the Dagestani capital at about […]