Inside look at the North Caucasus

Author: Jennifer Lechtanski

The North Caucasus region is the part of Russia that slopes up towards the main ridge of the Caucasus mountains, often considered the border between Europe and Asia. Home to dozens of nationalities and languages, many of which have troubled relationships with their neighbors or with central governments in Moscow or Tbilisi, the area has become the focus as the investigation of the recent suicide bombing attacks in Russia. Read more