Circassians and Their Fate – a Brief but Fundamental Introduction

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Circassians and Their Fate – a Brief but Fundamental Introduction

Paul Goble

Staunton, October 12 – In recent decades, there have appeared a series of studies of the complex history and present situation of the Circassians, both those who remain in the homeland and those who live abroad because their ancestors were expelled from the Russian Empire 150 years ago.

The Circassians are attracting ever more attention as the Internet has allowed those in the homeland and those abroad to reinforce one another and as this increasing activism has challenged Moscow’s control of a region by undermining the center’s ethnic engineering and by calling attention to the abuses it has visited on the Circassians and others. Read more

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