Friday, October 25, 2019
Kabardins Say Balkars Laying Foundations for Ethnic Conflict in the KBR
Staunton, October 22 – The Committee for Peace and Inter-Ethnic Concord in the Kabardino-Balkar Republic has issued an open letter to KBR head Kazbek Kokov asking him to block efforts by the leaders of the Balkar community to prepare the groundwork for ethnic conflict by falsifying history and other means.
The Kabardins (Circassians) who outnumber the Turkic Balkars 57 percent to 12 percent in one of the two binational republics in the Russian Federation sent a copy of the letter to Prague’s Caucasus Times which has now published it (caucasustimes.com/ru/obshhestvenniki-sovet-starejshin-balkarskogo-naroda-gotovit-pochvu-dlja-mezhnacionalnogo-konflikta/). Read more