Tag: Caucasians

Russia Update: Suspects Detained in Murder of Boris Nemtsov from North Caucasus

March 7, 2015

Welcome to our column, Russia Update, where we will be closely following day-to-day developments in Russia, including the Russian government’s foreign and domestic policies. The previous issue is here. Anna Duritskaya, the companion of slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov who was with him when he was killed has received death threats. UPDATES BELOW Special features: […]

To Combat Rising Ethnic Tensions, Moscow Must Fight Ideas Rather than Organizations, Experts Say

April 14, 2014

Staunton, April 14 – Ethnic tensions are high in many parts of the Russian Federation and will continue to do so, according to a study carried out by the Club of the Regions and the Center for the Study of Ethnic Conflicts, until Moscow recognizes that focusing on organizations rather than ideas — as it […]

Civic Russian Nationalism Being Promoted to Keep Ethnic Russians Down, Prosvirnin Says

Staunton, April 13 – Non-ethnic or civic Russian [rossiisky] nationalism isn’t nationalism at all but rather is a means to hold back genuine ethnic Russian [russky] nationalism and to keep it under the control of an authoritarian and pre-modern political system, according to the editor of Sputnik i Pogrom. In an article entitled Ethnic Russians […]