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RFE/RL Reports: Has Daghestan reached a point of no return?

The grave of prominent Daghestan Sufi cleric Said Efendi Chirkeisky in the town of Novy Chirkey.
Read Liz Fuller's analysis following the assassination on August 28 of Sufi Sheikh Said Efendi Chirkeisky, Daghestan's most respected cleric.

A photogallery looks at daily life in a Daghestani village.

And in the southern Caucasus, Azerbaijan inflames regional tensions by promoting the self-professed killer of an Armenian officer.