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