Sunday, January 31, 2021
Circassians Denounce Putin’s Palace, Praise Navalny’s Exposure of It in Open Letter
Staunton, January 30 – Non-Russians are often criticized for focusing on their own ethnic issues and not participating in broader political movements involving the all-Russian opposition. But in a happy exception, Circassians from the North Caucasus and the diaspora have sent an open letter to Aleksey Navalny denouncing “the Putin palace” the Russian activist has exposed.
“The Putin palace,” the letter notes, “is located on Cape Idokubas on the shore of the Black Sea not far from Gelendzhik, on the motherland of the Circassians. It, just like the Olympic objects in Sochi, was erected on the territorial of the Caucasus reserve” (justicefornorthcaucasus.info/?p=1251682941 and doshdu.com/cherkesskie-aktivisty-zajavili-chto-dvorec-putina-byl-postroen-nezakonno/). Read more