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  • Metrojet crash cause still unclear but could benefit Putin story has photos
    Updated: Nov-07-15 12:01 pm

    MOSCOW - No matter what caused the fatal crash of a Russian airliner in Egypt, the answer will almost certainly hit Russia hard - but not President Vladimir Putin.

  • Islamic State on recruitment spree in Russia 
    Updated: Oct-28-15 1:18 pm

    MAKHACHKALA, Russia - The Russian province of Dagestan, a flashpoint for Islamic violence in the North Caucasus, is feeding hundreds of fighters to the Islamic State in Syria - and now some are coming back home with experience gained from the battlefield.