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What Has Happened To Russian Muslims Who Joined The Islamic State?

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In recent years, thousands of young Russian Muslim men were lured to join the Islamic State, taking their wives and children with them. But since the caliphate fell last year, those families have vanished — and families back in Russia are desperate for news.

Here & Now's Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Tim Whewell (@BBCTimWhewell).

This BBC interview can be heard in the Here & Now podcast or with the WBUR app.

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