Activists in Magas, the capital of the Russian republic of Ingushetia, rally against a land swap deal with neighboring Chechnya on Oct. 9. Despite authorities reportedly setting up roadblocks to hinder demonstrators, thousands attended the rare protest in the North Caucasus.
The long-resistant area has been relatively calm recently, but the Chechen president's proposed land swaps threaten to rattle the region's stability....
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