Paul Goble’s 50 Windows on Eurasia / / February 04, 2024

Paul Goble’s 50 Windows on Eurasia / / February 04, 2024

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Self-Determination of the Nations of the North Caucasus

Self-Determination of the Nations of the North Caucasus

Self-Determination of the Nations of the North Caucasus

Adel Bashqawi

February 1, 2024

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Another Circassian Organization Breaks with Moscow-Controlled Group

Another Circassian Organization Breaks with Moscow-Controlled Group

Saturday, January 27, 2024

Another Circassian Organization Breaks with Moscow-Controlled Group

Paul Goble

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Impact of Colonization on Indigenous Peoples’ Culture

Impact of Colonization on Indigenous Peoples’ Culture

Impact of Colonization on Indigenous Peoples’ Culture

January 30, 2024

Colonization is the practice of domination. Colonization is when a country violently invades another and claims the land as its own. New inhabitants move in and forcibly push out, control and oppress people who are indigenous to the land. Not only is land stolen in the colonization process but the colonizers also steal much of the indigenous people’s culture. Read more

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Independence is the Basis for Circassian National Survival

Independence is the Basis for Circassian National Survival

Independence is the Basis for Circassian National Survival

Adel Bashqawi

January 28, 2024

Photo: Meeting of the confederated princes of Circassia on the bank of the Urin Edmund Spencer, Travels in Circassia, Krim-Tartary &c: including a steam voyage down the Danube from Vienna to Constantinople, and round the Black sea.

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Kyiv Raises Stakes by Expanding Appeals to Ukrainian ‘Wedges’ Inside Russia

Kyiv Raises Stakes by Expanding Appeals to Ukrainian ‘Wedges’ Inside Russia

Kyiv Raises Stakes by Expanding Appeals to Ukrainian ‘Wedges’ Inside Russia

Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 21 Issue: 12

By: Paul Goble

January 25, 2024 04:46 PM

 

 

Percentage of Ukrainians within Russia per 2010 All-Russian Census (Source: Russian 2010 Census; Oleg Zima, Wikimedia.org)

Executive Summary:

  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has ordered Kyiv to devote more attention to Ukrainian “wedges” within the Russian Federation.
  • Zelenskyy’s pronouncement has set off alarm bells in official Moscow, which is already worried about what such attention and contacts may mean to its control over critical parts of the country.
  • Moscow will likely increase repression against Ukrainians and other minorities inside Russia, moves that may prove counterproductive not only for Russia itself but for the outcome of the Kremlin’s war against Ukraine as well.

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Neither North Caucasus Republics nor Their Peoples Doing Enough to Defend Their Languages against Moscow’s Attacks, Four Kabardino-Balkar Scholars Say

Neither North Caucasus Republics nor Their Peoples Doing Enough to Defend Their Languages against Moscow’s Attacks, Four Kabardino-Balkar Scholars Say

Wednesday, January 24, 2024

Neither North Caucasus Republics nor Their Peoples Doing Enough to Defend Their Languages against Moscow’s Attacks, Four Kabardino-Balkar Scholars Say

Paul Goble

Staunton, Jan. 20 – Moscow is entirely responsible for the drive to Russianize and then Russify the peoples of the North Caucasus by destroying the languages of the nations of that region, but neither the governments of the republics there nor members of their titular nationalities are doing much to resist, four Kabardino-Balkar scholars say. Read more

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