Saturday, October 17, 2020
Moscow Again Seeking to Block Soviet-Divided Circassian Nation from Declaring a Common Name in Upcoming Census
Staunton, October 15 – The Russian government was successful in using the security organs to take control of many Circassian groups in the 1990s and block efforts at that time to have all of them declare Circassian as their common ethnonym, Asker Sokht says. But now this conflict has again heated up.
On the one hand, the Circassians are ever more linked to the Circassian diaspora abroad and to each other via social media and want to identify as Adygs (Circassians) because they feel this commonality ever more passionately, the head of the Adyge Khase organization in Krasnodark Kray says (ekhokavkaza.com/a/30895455.html). Read more