Posts by Dmitry Gorenburg

Dmitry Gorenburg 11-23-2010
Originally published in the Atlantic Sentinel -- Even if youngsters in Tatarstan are becoming Islamic, the authorities in this Russian republic have little reason to fear a surge in religious extremism. Persecution of pious Muslims would in fact only spur violence, not prevent it. I recently came across an article that argues that Tatarstan is facing an Islamization scenario akin to what has already occurred in Ingushetia and Dagestan. It reports on a...