Russian Fighter Posts Photos Of Islamic State’s Oil Revenues

August 6, 2014

Dinis Sabirov, a Russian from Ufa in Bashkortostan, fought for the Islamic State (IS) in Syria and is now apparently in Iraq. According to his profile on the Russian social network VKontakte (VK), on which he has been active since October 2011, he is 24 years old and married. The content of the account indicates that he has been involved in jihad for at least a year and that he moved from Syria to Iraq this July. Sabirov often posts photos documenting his experiences in Syria and Iraq, including a recent series of photos showing IS members counting large stashes of cash earned from the organization’s sale of oil and gas.


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