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Caucasus Emirate leader Doku Umarov named Rustam Asildarov a.k.a. Amir Abu Mukhammad to head the Dagestan branch of the insurgency. Asildarov replaces Ibragimkhalil Daudov a.k.a. Amir Salikh, who was killed six months ago. Between April and July, insurgents in Dagestan killed 43 members of security forces and wounded 106.