By Alexander Bogatik
ALMATY -- Groups of specialists will help lead the fight against extremism in Almaty, Almaty TV reported Tuesday (May 16).
"More than 100 specialists, including ... theologians, jurists, psychologists and government officials, will give lectures, meet with youth and workers and hold various other events," reported the TV station.
Radical movements in the province are busy recruiting youth, according to Aidar Yesenbekov, director of the city's Administration for Religious Affairs.
The Russian Ministry of Defence attempted to pass off images from a video game as 'proof' the US military was aiding militants. Social media users debunked Moscow's claims.
Popular support in Central Asia for Islamist insurgencies in the Middle East and beyond is waning.