Setting the North Caucasus Ablaze is Easy; Putting Out the Flames is Hard

Monday, September 24, 2018

Setting the North Caucasus Ablaze is Easy; Putting Out the Flames is Hard

Paul Goble

            Staunton, September 23 – Because of its earlier bitter experience, Moscow’s policy in the North Caucasus over the last decade has been to use subsidies and force to make sure that ethnic and religious conflicts do not break out in the region since setting the North Caucasus ablaze is easy – there is a lot of “dry tinder” around – but putting out the conflagration is hard.

            That makes some of Moscow’s recent actions, including both intentional moves and failures, surprising and has led some to ask this week “why did the powers that be allow the outburst of the Kabardino-Balkar conflict?” (onkavkaz.com/news/2403-v-kbr-promorgali-konflikt-pochemu-vlasti-dopustili-vspyshku-kabardino-balkarskogo-protivostojan.html). Read more

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“إعلان إشهار كتاب “شركيسيا: ولدت لتكون حرة

“إعلان إشهار كتاب “شركيسيا: ولدت لتكون حرة

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يعلن عادل بشقوي عن إشهار كتاب “شركيسيا: ولدت لتكون حرة” Read more

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A Baker’s Double Dozen of Neglected Russian Stories – No. 90

Saturday, July 8, 2017

A Baker’s Double Dozen of Neglected Russian Stories – No. 90

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Another ‘Forgotten’ Russian War Where Violence is on the Rise – the North Caucasus

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Another ‘Forgotten’ Russian War Where Violence is on the Rise – the North Caucasus

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Can the Circassian Language and the People who Speak It Be Saved?

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Can the Circassian Language and the People who Speak It Be Saved?

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Iraq’s Caucasus national minorities demand formal recognition

 14, December, 2016

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Revival of Ethnic Code Immunizing Circassians against Islamist Radicalism, Neflyasheva Say

Friday, September 30, 2016

Revival of Ethnic Code Immunizing Circassians against Islamist Radicalism, Neflyasheva Says

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