Tag: Ukrainian refugees in Russia

Russian Nationalists Oppose Moscow’s Plan to Resettle Ukrainian Refugees in Far East

February 16, 2016

Upcoming Russian Duma Elections Becoming Ever More Meaningless – and Thus More Dangerous for the Kremlin 2016-02-16 21:30:19 Staunton, VA, February 16, 2016 — In addition to all the other “administrative resources” Moscow officials have to control the outcomes of elections, two developments this week suggest that the upcoming Duma vote, if in fact it is […]

Giving Syria’s Circassians Russian ‘Compatriot’ Status Would Lead to Influx of Islamist Radicals, Tishkov Says

September 25, 2015

Staunton, September 25 Valery Tishkov, former head of the Moscow Institute of Ethnology, says that Moscow should not grant “compatriot” status to ethnic Circassians now in war-torn Syria, thus allowing them to return to their ancestral homeland more easily, because such a step would open the way for radical Islamists to enter Russia. Officials and […]