Проект «Великая Черкесия» – миф или реальность?
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03 ноября 2020
Черкесы в Османской империи
Monday, November 9, 2020
Staunton, November 8 – A major challenge for any writer interested in attacking something is to include enough accurate information to make a plausible case without crossing the line and unwittingly helping that which he opposes. In Soviet times, many specialists on bourgeois falsifiers suffered when they revealed too many things the authorities wanted ignored.
That problem continues in Moscow, and a remarkable case of someone clearly interested in attacking the Circassian cause provides a remarkably accurate portrait of that nation, its problems and its aspiration, and even concludes that “the project of Greater Circassia has real support and a sufficient number of supporters abroad and in the North Caucasus.” Read more
Friday, October 23, 2020
Staunton, October 21 – Cem Ozdemir, a Circassian who serves as a Green deputy in the German parliament, says Moscow and Ankara have adopted such an instrumental approach to the Circassians, with each using that nation for its own purposes, that the role of Circassians in other countries in ensuring the survival of that people is more critical.
The Russian and Turkish government, albeit for very different reasons, have sought to reduce the Circassians to an ethnographic curiosity, one where its members celebrate their traditional dances and marriage ceremonies but give up their language and collective identity (oezdemir.de/2020/10/13/interview-mein-vater-war-ein-tscherkesse; in Russian at justicefornorthcaucasus.info/?p=1251682700). Read more
Paul Goble’s 42 Windows on Eurasia for Oct. 10-15, 2020
1. Russians Increasingly Angry at Pandemic Restrictions and at Government for Imposing Them
2. Putin Increasingly More Like Gorbachev and Brezhnev than like Stalin and Ivan the Terrible, Pastukhov Says