Declaring Circassia a Republic

Declaring Circassia a Republic

By: Adel Bashqawi

16 January, 2019

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Circassians Enter 2019 More United and More Angry at Moscow

Saturday, January 12, 2019

Circassians Enter 2019 More United and More Angry at Moscow

Paul Goble

            Staunton, January 11 – The turn of the year has featured numerous reviews about this or that territorial unit in the Russian Federation rather than about particular nations. A happy exception to that pattern is Larisa Cherkes’s assessment of the Circassians, a nation Moscow has divided within the country and sought to isolate from its larger co-ethnic community abroad.

            The Kavkazr journalist reports that over the past year, “the Circassian movement was occupied with events connected with conflicts about native languages and also with the efforts of the powers that be to demonstratively exile Circassian repatriants” and to block new arrivals form the Circassian diaspora (kavkazr.com/a/cherkesskiy-vopros-2018/29706138.html). Read more

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Cossacks Vastly More Diverse than Putin Regime Acknowledges

Monday, January 7, 2019

Cossacks Vastly More Diverse than Putin Regime Acknowledges

Paul Goble

Staunton, January 7 – Reflecting its general impulse to homogenize and control all aspects of life in Russia and relying on the ignorance of many in that country and elsewhere about Russian history and Russian realities, the Putin regime has been promoting an image of the Cossacks that is wildly at variance with the rich and diverse tapestry of their national life. Read more

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Circassian Repatriants from Syria Ask Putin for Equal Treatment with Ukrainians in Russia

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Circassian Repatriants from Syria Ask Putin for Equal Treatment with Ukrainians in Russia

Paul Goble

            Staunton, December 29 – Because the Duma has given Vladimir Putin the power to offer accelerated Russian citizenship to immigrants, Circassians who have fled war-torn Syria to their historical homeland in the North Caucasus have called on the Kremlin leader to give them the same rights he has already given ethnic Ukrainians who have fled their war-torn country. Read more

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Communist and Post-Communist Studies / How far is too far? Circassian ethnic mobilization and…

Communist and Post-Communist Studies

Volume 48, Issue 1, March 2015, Pages 71-81

How far is too far? Circassian ethnic mobilization and the redrawing of internal borders in the North Caucasus

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400 Students from the Caucasus Arrested and Abused in Moscow

400 Students from the Caucasus Arrested and Abused in Moscow

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Georgian and Circassian National Relations

Georgian and Circassian National Relations

By: Iyad Youghar

Promoting International Dialogue and Protecting Cultural Heritage in the Caucasus

Russia and the Caucasus Regional Research (RUCARR), Malmo University

December 6, 2018

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