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IS 'Cyrillic Jihadists' Create Their Own Community in Syria

Over 5,000 jihadists from the Central Asian countries of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan are fighting in the ranks of the so-called Islamic State militant group in the Middle East. These Russian-speaking Muslims not only play a major role within the IS leadership, but also have built a community of their own in the areas controlled by the extremist group.  In fact, they are now raising their children to be a second generation of jihadists, sources...

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