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Campaign for Chuvash Language Now Being Copied by Udmurts

September 4, 2014

Staunton, September 4 – A campaign by Chuvash language supporters to get businesses and other institutions to put up signs saying “Here We Speak Chuvash” is spreading across that Christian Turkic republic in the Middle Volga and has now inspired activists in the nearby Finno-Ugric Republic of Udmurtia to do the same. Last spring, members […]

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 […]