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New speaker gives Moscow a boost in volatile area

The parliament of Russia’s Dagestan republic elected a new speaker on Wednesday, a move seen as strengthening Moscow’s control over the volatile, mostly Muslim region which neighbours Chechnya. Russia has fought two bloody wars to appease separatist Chechnya. Neighbouring Dagestan, with many locals sympathetic to Chechen rebels, has seen bombings and killings. Full Story

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