Archival Collection on Circassian Diaspora in the Ottoman Empire after 1864 Now Available Digitally

Archival Collection on Circassian Diaspora in the Ottoman Empire after 1864 Now Available Digitally

Friday, May 6, 2022

Archival Collection on Circassian Diaspora in the Ottoman Empire after 1864 Now Available Digitally

Paul Goble

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New Book Explains How and Why Bi-National Kabardino-Balkar Republic Survived

Thursday, April 28, 2022

New Book Explains How and Why Bi-National Kabardino-Balkar Republic Survived

Paul Goble

Staunton, April 18 – At the end of Soviet times, many in the binational republics that Moscow had created to play one ethnic group off against another felt that the time had come to divide them up. Chechnya and Ingushetia managed to split into two republics, but neither Karachay-Cherkessia nor Kabardino-Balkaria did.

The reasons that they failed to do so not only explains a great deal about the behind-the-scenes politics in Moscow and the North Caucasus but also sheds light on current political struggles in that region to form new more mono-ethnic republics, something that both the center and the rulers the Kremlin has imposed are very much against. Read more

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Circassian Flag Day is not a Transient Occasion

Circassian Flag Day is not a Transient Occasion

Circassian Flag Day is not a Transient Occasion

Adel Bashqawi

25 April, 2022

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The Circassians in Diaspora and the Right of Return: An Achievable Goal

The Circassians in Diaspora and the Right of Return: An Achievable Goal

Adel Bashqawi

First of January, 2022

An 1840 illustration shows Circassians attacking a Russian Military Fort which was built over a Shapsugian village. (Wikimedia Commons)
An 1840 illustration shows Circassians attacking a Russian Military Fort which was built over a Shapsugian village. (Wikimedia Commons)

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Инициаторы обращения восьми общественных организаций КБР с призывом принять участие в переписи населения

Инициаторы обращения восьми общественных организаций КБР с призывом принять участие в переписи населения


 

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Clarification on the Self-name of the Circassian People

Clarification on the Self-name of the Circassian People

Interpreted from the Russian language

October 20, 2021

Edmund Spencer, Travels in Circassia, Krim-Tartary &c: including a steam voyage down the Danube from Vienna to Constantinople, and round the Black sea
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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Bislan Hagaz’i: The Caucasus Federation did not keep its promise

Bislan Hagaz’i: The Caucasus Federation did not keep its promise

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Bislan Hagaz’i from the Republic of Kabardino-Balkaria is a jurist by profession who works in various Circassian affairs and especially on the issue of supporting returnees to the historical Circassian homeland.

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