Wednesday, June 6, 2018
Putin’s Language Law Seen Hastening Demise of Circassian Language, Radicalizing Population
Staunton, June 6 – Specialists on the North Caucasus, Madina Khakuasheva says, say that the Circassian language is likely to die out in the region in less than 50 years and that the new legislation that will result in reducing the number of young people studying it will only accelerate that process.
The Circassian philologist at the Kabardino-Balkaria Institute of Research on the Humanities, tells Gor Aleksanyan of the Kavkaz-Uzel portal that the approaching death of the language will also lead to assimilation of those who used to speak it and thus threaten the survival of the nation itself (kavkaz-uzel.eu/articles/321345/). Read more