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Dagestan's Football Dreams

A billionaire in Dagestan is pouring vast sums of money into the republic's football team in a bid to bring stability. But can changing things on the pitch really change the region's politics? Lucy Ash reports from Dagestan.

30 minutes

Last on

Sun 26 Feb 2012 23:30

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