Circassians and the Politics of Genocide Recognition

Circassians and the Politics of Genocide Recognition

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Circassian Question: Transformation of Content and Perception

 Circassian Question: Transformation of Content and Perception

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Circassian Activist Aslan Beshto Not Admitted to Georgia

Circassian Activist Aslan Beshto Not Admitted to Georgia

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The Circassian Question / Russian Colonial History in the Caucasus and a Case of “Long-distance Nationalism”

Stiftung

Wissenschaft und

Politik

German Institute

for International and

Security Affairs

August 2014

The Circassian Question

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151 Years after the Genocide and One Year after Sochi, the Circassian Issue Isn’t Going Away

Thursday, May 21, 2015

151 Years after the Genocide and One Year after Sochi, the Circassian Issue Isn’t Going Away

Paul Goble

Paul Goble

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Circassian Prospects in 2015

Circassian Prospects in 2015

By: Adel Bashqawi

2, January, 2015

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The new year is another phase of Circassians’ march towards demanding their confiscated rights, which doesn’t afford anymore neglect, procrastination or postponement that had been the manner for most of the time since the end of the Russian-Circassian War until now.

Circassia was plagued by the Russian consecutive regimes’ fascist  policies since imperial Russia had actually committed its savage military invasion, resulted in deleting the country of Circassia from the map of the Caucasus region. When Circassians seek to assert and restore their legitimate rights, then the address of the oppressor and occupier is well-known to everyone, its the successor of the Russian Empire, the “Russian Federation”. Read more

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Circassian Activist Accuses Moscow of Treating Kabardino-Balkaria Like a Colony

September 24, 2014 04:05 PM Age: 5 days

Circassian Activist Accuses Moscow of Treating Kabardino-Balkaria Like a Colony

Circassian civil rights activist Valery Khatazhukov (Source: Caucasian Knot)

Circassian civil rights activist Valery Khatazhukov (Source: Caucasian Knot)

By: Valery Dzutsev

Circassian civil rights activist Valery Khatazhukov (Source: Caucasian Knot)

In an interview with the Kavkazskaya Politika website, Valery Khatazhukov, a well-known civil rights activist based in Kabardino-Balkaria, detailed his disappointment with the way the Russian government treats the North Caucasus. “Moscow constructs its governance system in the ethnic republics of the North Caucasus on the basis of relations between the metropolis and its colonies,” he said, adding that locals tapped by Moscow to rule there “are given carte blanche in the subordination of their fellow citizens.” As a result, Khatazhukov said, in a republic like Kabardino-Balkaria, which is a pro-Russian entity, people become resentful. “The attitude toward the North Caucasus as a colonial periphery contributes not to preserving the unity of Russia, but to […] its disintegration,” he said (kavpolit.com, September 15). Read more

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