Monday, February 13, 2023
Russian Policies Radicalizing Circassian Young People, Taynalova Says
Staunton, Feb. 11 – Moscow’s direct pressure on non-Russians, its imposition of governments in the republics that oppose their own peoples, and its use of non-Russians in its war in Ukraine that remind non-Russians of the Kremlin’s imperialism have come together to radicalize young Circassians in the North Caucasus, Valentina Taynalova says.
And the Moscow Institute of Ethnography and Anthropology expert warns that the situation will get still worse unless the authorities show more willingness to meet Circassian moderates half way so that they will remain dominant and the radicals will not gain strength and become the dominant force. Read more