Tag: Balkaria

Ankara’s Support for Turkic Groups in North Caucasus Calls into Question Borders There

March 26, 2014

Staunton, March 26 — As the Circassian issue became prominent in the run-up to the Sochi Olympics, Russian commentators focused on and denounced Circassian desires to re-create a single Circassia in the North Caucasus, a step that would require the wholesale redrawing of Soviet-imposed borders there. But now it appears that Ankara’s efforts to spread […]