On 29 March in the year 2010, two female suicide bombers attacked the Russian metro, killing 38 people and injuring more than 60. Maryam Sharipova (28) was one of the suicide bombers. Last May, Yuri Kozyrev travelled to her home province Dagestan. This province in the North Caucasus has great ethnic diversity, including many muslim ethnic groups. Kozyrev met with Maryam’s father and reported on the region.

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