Tag: Russian Federatoin

Oligarchic Capitalism Blamed for Loss of Russia’s Position in Former Soviet Republics

June 12, 2014

Staunton, June 12 – The Russian Federation, by focusing on the construction of “oligarchic capitalism,” essentially “threw all the union republics” to their own fates, and as a result, the governments and peoples have turned away from Moscow and ethnic Russians are fleeing back to Russia, thus further undermining Russian influence. That harsh judgment, one […]

Dagestanis, Inspired by Abkhazia, Demand Republic Leader Resign

June 3, 2014

Staunton, 3 June – In an echo of the success Abkhazians had in pressing for the ouster of their republic’s leader, 271 delegates to a May 31 meeting in Makhachkala calling itself “the Extraordinary Congress of the Peoples of Dagestan” has demanded that Moscow fire Ramazan Abdulatipov as republic head and replace him with one […]