Tag: indigenous peoples

Could Casino Gambling Save Russia’s Smallest Peoples?

January 16, 2015

Staunton, January 12 – Some activists among Russia’s numerically small peoples of the North would like to open casinos on their territories in the hopes that such facilities would provide them with jobs and money of the kind that some of the native peoples of America have obtained by doing so. On the one hand, […]

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 […]