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Russia Cracks Down On North Caucasus Wedding Gunfire

Russia Cracks Down On North Caucasus Wedding Gunfire

Putin’s celebration wants to ban weapon salutes at old-fashioned North Caucasus nuptials, where wedding that is stray are causing mayhem. ?

Anna Nemtsova

Mikhail Metzel / AP

A caravan of vehicles with tinted windows and ribbons that are streaming across the highway. Drum music accompanies the proud procession; gun-shot salutes ring down, calling next-door next-door neighbors to become listed on the pleased occasion. Visitors gather outside within the courtyards of apartment structures to clap, fire down more firearms, and cheer. Partners perform the Lezginka, the dance that is traditional of area.

This is certainly a normal scene for a marriage within the North Caucasus, as well as for several years, one hardly ever seen outside of the remote, mountainous land. But as Muslims through the area have actually inundated into main Russia, they’ve brought them—and the nuptials to their traditions are causing a general general public uproar into the country’s major towns, where residents are terrified to be injured by stray wedding bullets. Continue reading Russia Cracks Down On North Caucasus Wedding Gunfire