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Path to jihad: Russia's new generation of Muslims

In the Russian heartland, young people are discovering spiritual fulfillment by turning to Islam, the religion of their Tatar ancestors.

 
 

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Rustam Sarachev, 21, is a self-described hooligan who first set foot in a mosque four years ago. "I had a choice," he says. "Either the street -- alcohol and cigarettes and all that stuff -- or a very pleasant atmosphere and pleasant people."


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