Karachay-Cherkessia

April 15, 2019 17:42

April 06, 2019 10:35

  • Activists tell on value of Turkish elections for Circassians

    According to the outcomes of elections in Turkey, Circassians traditionally retained their representation in bodies of power, said Asker Sokht, a deputy head of the "Adyge Khase" organization of the Krasnodar Territory. Most of the Circassian organizations in Turkey are aimed at expanding ties with Northern Caucasus, said Georgy Chochiev, a sociologist. Without an influential lobby, Circassians will not be able to seriously advance their interests, says Aleko Kvakhadze, a researcher at the Rondeli Foundation.

March 26, 2019 08:18

  • "Golos" defines overstatement scale of voter turnout in Northern Caucasus

    The disposal of documents on the 2018 Russian presidential election, which should be held today in the country's regions, is essential for investigating violations, said Roman Udot, a board member of the "Golos" (Vote) Movement in Defence of Voters' Rights, after the vigorous analysis of video records from polling stations.

March 22, 2019 10:19

  • Adyg activists criticize celebration of Circassian New Year

    The celebration of the Circassian New Year was held in Maikop with authorities' support. In Kabardino-Balkaria and Karachay-Cherkessia, this day is not celebrated. The Circassian New Year comes from paganism; it is not a folk custom and is not popular among the Adygs, since most of them do not want to sacrifice their Islamic identity, activists have stated.

March 20, 2019 23:54

  • Circassian New Year arouses interest in Adygs' culture

    The tenth official celebration of the Circassian New Year is scheduled for March 21 in Maikop, the capital of Adygea. The holiday, which was originally considered a family one, over the years united the Adygs (Circassians) and interested other nations, scientists believe.

March 16, 2019 08:35

  • CPRF achieves verification of legality of Rauf Arashukov's senator post

    The Federation Council is engaged in a check initiated by Valery Rashkin, a State Duma member from the Communist Party of the Russian Federation (CPRF), concerning verification of the information stating that when Rauf Arashukov got his senator's mandate in 2016, he had a residence permit in the UAE, the "Kommersant" reports.

March 12, 2019 14:23

  • Lilia Saidova's father reports about his son killed in Syria

    Before leaving for Syria, Magomed Saidov finished school as an external student and managed to finish three courses at the Medical and Dental University in Moscow. Parents spent half a year searching for him in Turkey, where he stayed before he got directly into the conflict zone, from where it was reported about his death during a bombing.

March 05, 2019 21:24

March 05, 2019 11:15

  • Soviet authorities' policy on Islam left traces in Caucasus

    The extermination of the clergy and the destruction of mosques in the Soviet years resulted in the appearance of radical preachers, Damir Mukhetdinov, the rector of the Moscow Islamic Institute, has stated at the conference "The History of Islam in Russia: Comprehension with Look into the Future".

March 04, 2019 19:53

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