Tag: Moscow Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology

Kremlin’s Support for Refugees from Ukraine but not for Circassians from Syria Intensify Anti-Russian Feelings in North Caucasus

June 6, 2015

Staunton, June 5 – The contrast between the support Russian officials are giving to refugees from Ukraine and the complete absence of such support for Circassians fleeing from Syria is leading to the intensification of anti-Russian nationalism among the Circassians in the North Caucasus, according to Irina Babich. Babich, a senior scholar at the Moscow […]

Russian Occupation Pressuring Crimean Tatars by Offering Aid to Other Deported People

April 21, 2015

Staunton, April 21 – Russian occupation officials are talking with the representatives of the Armenians, Bulgarians, Greeks and Germans, four numerically-small nationalities in Crimea who were deported alongside the much larger population of Crimean Tatars in a transparent effort to pressure the Crimean Tatars to cooperate with the Russians. With only some exceptions, the Crimean […]