Michael Ludwig, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (in German) | June 8, 2010
In the aftermath of the Moscow Metro attacks, the situation in the supposed homeland of the attackers continues to escalate. ++ The 150 Daghestani fighters hiding out in the forests - the so-called "forest brotherhood" - receive much of their "financing from Arab and Western sources... via Arab bank subsidiaries in Azerbaijan." ++ The local clans employ the forest brotherhood in their struggle to control businesses and local politicians. ++ Even though the new President of the Republic denies it, those who do not play along often end up dead.