Adygea

September 22, 2020 11:53

  • Police finds no extremism in Russian journalist's words about Circassians

    Asker Sokht, an activist, has posted the received response of the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MIA), which found his demand to prosecute Mikhail Leontiev, the press secretary of the "Rosneft" Company, for speaking out about Circassians groundless. Mr Sokht called on Circassians to achieve Leontiev's punishment.

September 21, 2020 11:24

  • Jordan Circassians support journalist Martin Kochesoko

    In Amman, Circassians responded to the initiative of the "Jordanian Association of Caucasian Circassians' Friends" and held a solidarity action with the activist, Martin Kochesoko, ahead of the trial of his case in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) scheduled for September 22.

September 19, 2020 08:27

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September 02, 2020 08:36

  • Circassian activists ask Adygea head to stand up for Kochesoko

    The criminal prosecution of Martin Kochesoko has to do with his social and political activities and is of an ordered nature, public figures of the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) said in their appeal to Murat Kumpilov, the head of the Republic of Adygea.

July 30, 2020 18:10

  • KBR Circassian activists supported idea of single name for the nation

    At the upcoming census, the Circassians living in Russia should register themselves as a single nation, since they have a common language and one culture, Beslan Khagazhei and Aslan Beshtoev, activists of Circassian organizations in the Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR), has stated. Circassians are territorially divided, and the absence of a single name does not allow perceiving them as a single nation, Madina Khakuasheva, a philologist, believes.

July 25, 2020 18:41

  • ICO evaluates the best essay on Maikop Culture at USD 1000

    The International Circassian Organization (ICO) has announced a scholarship programme for students of Adygea. The authors of best essays on the topic "Maikop Culture: Its History and Significance" will receive scholarships of USD 1000, the ICO has stated.

July 04, 2020 23:48

  • Historians criticize installation of Caucasian War monument in Sochi

    In Sochi, a memorial sign has been installed in the place of the fort built by Russian troops in 1837 during the Caucasian War. This sign will split the society, Zurab Gadjiev believes. Any mentioning of the terrible events of the Caucasian War is painful for the Circassian people, Ruslan Gvashev, an activist, has explained.

July 04, 2020 12:35

  • North-Caucasian theologians treat Hajj cancellation as justified

    Residents of Dagestan, Chechnya and the Krasnodar Territory are promised to have their money prepaid for the Hajj travel within two weeks; while in Kabardino-Balkaria, they had not taken money in advance. The decision of the Saudi authorities to abolish the international Hajj is justified in the pandemic condition; Islam admits Hajj non-fulfilment in case of an emergency, theologians have stated.

July 02, 2020 21:56

  • Chechnya registers 95% voter turnout during pandemic

    According to the official statistics, Chechnya showed the highest voter turnout in the Russian Federation at the voting on amendments to the Constitution. In Southern Russia, ten regions registered lower voter turnout as compared to the presidential election in 2018.

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