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Lifestyle & Belief

Geo answer

For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the southernmost republic of the Russian Federation. The answer is Dagestan. The World's Quil Lawrence recently met some travellers from Dagestan on their way home from their pilgrimage to Mecca.

Global Politics

Russians on film

The World's Alex Gallafent reports that Hollywood refuses to give up on Russian villains; film makers looked for new villains after the Cold War ended but now it's clear that Hollywood's fascination with Russian villains is not over.

Global Politics

The Ossetian divide

The conflict between Georgia and Russia involves Georgia's breakaway province of South Ossetia, but there's also a North Ossetia which is part of Russia and the Ossetian region and its politics is divided by the Russia-Georgian border.