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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400 Students from the Caucasus Arrested and Abused in Moscow

400 Students from the Caucasus Arrested and Abused in Moscow

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Activists state political obstacles to Circassians’ repatriation to Russia

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18 December 2018, 11:03

Activists state political obstacles to Circassians’ repatriation to Russia

Russian authorities create bureaucratic obstacles for Circassian repatriates from Syria and Turkey; and foreign Circassians have no chance to obtain citizenship under a simplified procedure, activists from Adygea and Kabardino-Balkaria have stated.

The simplified procedure for acquiring Russian citizenship is not accessible for Circassian repatriates from Syria and Turkey because of the political situation, says Valery Khatazhukov, the head of the Kabardino-Balkarian Human Rights Centre (HRC). Read more

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Война, изменившая мир

Война, изменившая мир

Ровно 24 года назад Россия напала на Чечню. Это стало началом трагедии целого народа

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Worldwide UN Family Celebrates Enduring Universal Values of Human Rights

Worldwide UN Family Celebrates Enduring Universal Values of Human Rights

UN Photo A group of Japanese women look at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights during a visit to the UN's interim headquarters in Lake Success in February 1950

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A group of Japanese women look at the Universal Declaration of Human Rights during a visit to the UN’s interim headquarters in Lake Success in February 1950

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Circassia Being Part Of Caucasus Mosaic

Circassia Being Part Of Caucasus Mosaic

By: Adel Bashqawi                                                                                                                                                                                                          5 December, 2018

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New Nationality Strategy Opens Way to More Russian Chauvinism and Drive toward a Unitary State, Pain and Arutyunov Say

Saturday, October 27, 2018

New Nationality Strategy Opens Way to More Russian Chauvinism and Drive toward a Unitary State, Pain and Arutyunov Say

Paul Goble

Staunton, October 27 – The much-delayed new edition of Moscow’s “Strategy for the State Nationality Policy of the Russian Federation” that was presented to Vladimir Putin yesterday opens the way to both the growth of great power chauvinism and a new attack on Russian federalism, according to two of the country’s most distinguished specialists. Read more

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