TIMELINE-Encroachment of sharia law in Russia’s Caucasus

Thu Aug 26, 2010 7:42am EDT

MOSCOW Aug 26 (Reuters) – Against the backdrop of a spreading Islamist insurgency in Russia‘s mainly Muslim North Caucasus, the Kremlin watches uneasily as federal authority yields to Islamic tenets and sharia law.

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http://www.reuters.com/article/idUSLDE67M0XO

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