Kadir Natho, who Introduced Circassian Nation to Its Diaspora and the World, Dies at 93

Sunday, January 10, 2021

Kadir Natho, who Introduced Circassian Nation to Its Diaspora and the World, Dies at 93

Paul Goble

            Staunton, January 8 – Writers and novelists always play a key role in national movements, explaining to the members of their nations why they are important and why the protection of their community and the advancement of its goals are so important if the nation is to survive.

            But few play a more important role in that regard than those who do these things both for the diasporas in which they find themselves and whose members are always at risk of falling away from the nation and for the rest of the world which often knows little about their nation, its past greatness, its current travails, and its future plans. Read more

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Paul Goble’s 42 Windows on Eurasia for Jan. 8-13, 2021

Paul Goble’s 42 Windows on Eurasia for Jan. 8-13, 2021

1.      Russia among Countries which have Suffered Most from Pandemic, Shelin Says

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2.      Kadir Natho, who Introduced Circassian Nation to Its Diaspora and the World, Dies at 93

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3.      Despite Marxist Hostility to Religion, Believers Managed to Build More than a Few Churches in in Soviet Times, ‘Subjective Guide’ Says

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Музыкальный ориентализм как орудие колониализма

Музыкальный ориентализм как орудие колониализма

14.01.2021

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Paul Goble’s 42 Windows on Eurasia for Jan. 2 – 7, 2021

Paul Goble’s 42 Windows on Eurasia for Jan. 2 – 7, 2021 

Resending to correct link — ‘Putin in the Bunker’ Accurate Picture of New Political Reality in Russia, Stanovaya Says

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1.      Regional Elites Will Never Forget Putin Left Them to Their Own Devices during Pandemic

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2.      Moscow Rebuilding Stepanakert Airport to Handle Heavy Russian Cargo Jets

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Attempts to Restore Faded Glories of an Empire

Attempts to Restore Faded Glories of an Empire

By: Adel Bashqawi

January 1, 2021

Abstract

The passage of time has not changed domineering colonial mindset since the era of adopting the policy of expansion, conquest and despotism of the Russian Empire. The change of successive regimes has proven that their colonial mentality has never changed, while the successive generations who adopted and still embrace ideas, principles and rituals, which are contrary to democratic basics and the principles of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Actually,  they still behave in contradiction with human concepts in their activities, words and deeds. Obviously, it is neither the ruling regimes, nor the Russian Orthodox Church, nor the extremist groups associated with them, believe to this day to stop marginalizing others, as they have not kept pace with the development of technology in line with respect of others irrespective of their origin, culture, or religion, where the progress of science has not changed the superficial view based on expansionist nationalism. In short, it is indispensable to address the traditional exclusionary methods and failure to understand what a respect for human dignity represents. However, the Circassians through their intellectuals, steer the moral compass and present the facts that speak for themselves. The narrow-minded parties can’t adapt to technologies based on global civilization that considers mutual respect that would include all peoples and nations with no exception. Thus, they create crises to break the laws according to different perspectives, mainly, for the sake of intimidating the peoples and nations, who were victims of the colonial policies of barbaric invasion and their consequences.

Introduction

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FSB Confiscates Printrun of New Book on Stalin’s Deportation of Finns and Norwegians

Friday, December 25, 2020

FSB Confiscates Printrun of New Book on Stalin’s Deportation of Finns and Norwegians

Paul Goble

Staunton, December 23 – One of the most obscure aspects of Stalin’s rule was his deportation of Finns and Norwegians in 1940 away from the Soviet border and the destruction of most of them in the GULAG. Few studies have been prepared on this act of genocide, and Putin’s FSB wants to keep it that way.

Officers of the Russian security service have just confiscated the printrun of a new book by Agnessa Khaykara, the descendant of some of the Finns who suffered this fate, supposedly because she misused a grant given out by the regional authorities in the Russian Federation (novayagazeta.ru/articles/2020/12/23/88496-chekisty-uvleklis-chteniem). Read more

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Treaty of Adrianople Between a Crumbling Empire and a Grasping One

Treaty of Adrianople Between a Crumbling Empire and a Grasping One

By: Adel Bashqawi

V International Session

The Circassian Cultural Center, Tbilisi

24 December 2020

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Abstract

The weakness and subsequent disintegration of the Ottoman Empire created favorable conditions for the Russian Empire to achieve its colonial goals. The Russian policies were aimed at controlling vast geographical areas in various regions such as the Caucasus, although some of these areas were not parts or colonies of the Ottoman Empire. That started with the hegemonic powers conspired to conclude treaties and agreements in the absence of the real stakeholders. Therefore, the Russian invaders caused multiple calamities to tens of  indigenous peoples and nations such as Circassian nation, which were exposed to the most unmatched oppressive conditions in the history of Mankind. Read more

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