Russia: North Caucasus Fighters In Syria Ask “Is It So Hard To Blow Up Saunas In Cherkessia?”

Fighters from the predominantly North Caucasian faction Jaish al-Muhajireen wal-Ansar — formerly led by Umar al-Shishani — have made a video message, addressing the Karachay people of the North Caucasus Republic of Karachay-Cherkessia. The video sheds light onto some of the complexities of the presence in Syria of foreign fighters from the North Caucasus. While…