Tag: Avars

Each of the Nations of Daghestan Ought to Have a Separate Republic, Writer Says

December 1, 2014

Staunton, November 29 – Some in Daghestan now think that it is time for each Daghestani nation to have a separate republic rather than continue to live in a single “all-Daghestan ‘collective farm,’” an attitude that may be indicative of what other larger nations think about their status relative to the Russian Federation. In a […]

Dagestani Languages at Risk of Becoming ‘Illegal’

October 29, 2014

Staunton, October 29 – Officials in Dagestan, the most linguistically diverse republic in the Russian Federation, are preparing a new language law that calls for official support of 28 languages and effectively makes the others “illegal” by depriving them of any chance for support and in some cases for survival, according to Kavkazskaya Politika. While […]