Tag: Cheboksary

Chuvash Gaining on Russian in New Year’s Celebrations in Cheboksary, Catalonian Linguist Says

January 2, 2015

Staunton, January 1 – Hector Alos i Font, a Catalonian linguist who has been working in Chuvashia, says that the Chuvash language has improved its position relative to Russian as measured by signs put out for the New Year’s holiday, but that the language of the titular nationality has a long way to go before […]

Moscow Using Refugees from Ukraine to Further Undermine Non-Russian Languages

October 20, 2014

Staunton, October 19 – Refugees from Ukraine apparently will not have to study non-Russian languages as required by the legislation of the non-Russian republics but instead will be exposed to more intensive Russian language instruction, yet another way in which Moscow is undermining the status of non-Russian tongues. Because of the sensitivity of language issues […]

Moscow ‘Evacuates’ Factory from Ukraine to Chuvashia

August 28, 2014

Staunton, August 27 – The Russian Spring portal has proudly declared that “the Luhansk machine-building factory is being evacuated to Russian Chuvashia,” an operation it said was taking place “as a result of extreme circumstances.” The factory supposedly was under fire from Ukrainian forces and much of it had been “destroyed.” It is likely that […]