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"The North Caucasus is an utterly ignored part of the world. You can't even get there from the Olympic Villages. There's no road," notes Hornstra, the photographer. "But there are so many reasons to examine it as all one part with Sochi and the Olympics."
The Northern Caucasus of Russia have for decades been an "off-the-radar" safe haven for Islamic salafist terrorism. Tamerlan Tsarnaev's alleged terrorism in Boston has changed all that.