Andrei Krasno is a correspondent for RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service.
Also by Andrei Krasno
March 24, 2023
Graveyard War: Why Prigozhin Is Picking A Fight Over Burials And What It Means For His Own Future
The chest-thumping founder of Russia’s notorious Wagner mercenary group flexed his political muscle to get a local mayor to back down and allow the burials of Wagner soldiers. But Yevgeny Prigozhin’s influence may already be on the wane.
February 28, 2021
Navalny's Movement Faces Tough Obstacles To Expanding Into Russia's North Caucasus
Opposition politician Aleksei Navalny has set himself the goal of blanketing Russia with a network of regional offices. But efforts to open offices in the North Caucasus have met with strong resistance from both from the local authorities and the people who live in the region.