Central Asia and
According to him, strong resistance to terrorism and extremism is obvious throughout the post-Soviet space, but the non-violent struggle is its weak point. That is, the state is struggling in fact, but it is not ready to solve the problem with recruitment, radicalization, because it is impossible to accompany each citizen with an overseer.
The expert also noted as an alarming trend the criminalization of Islamists, especially in
«It’s one thing when they are poor migrants. It’s other matter, when the leaders of the underworld begin to engage in religious propaganda and agitation, and in a radical direction, as they have finances and means,» Andrey Kazantsev said.
The analyst emphasizes that the main share of the proceeds from drug trafficking is spent on financing of terrorist organizations.