Thursday, April 2, 2020
Moscow’s Efforts to Russianize Non-Russians Will Lead to Demise of Russian Nation and Russian State, Gyylman Says
Staunton, March 30 – Moscow believes that it will be able to “completely assimilate the nationalities of Russia” in this century by forcing them to use Russian rather than their national languages and to define themselves as members of a civic Russian nation, Tatar analyst Nail Gyylman says.
But it is in for a rude surprise in a double sense, he argues. On the one hand, this policy will have a negative impact on ethnic Russians, further deracinating them and leading to their being assimilated by others and disintegration into a variety of Russian-speaking nations at odds with one another. Read more