Karachay-Cherkessia

May 22, 2019 07:32

May 13, 2019 18:49

May 01, 2019 08:30

  • Activists condemn ban of motor rally with Circassian flags in KBR

    The Kabardino-Balkarian Republic (KBR) is the only republic, where Circassian activists were not allowed to hold a motor rally on the Circassian Flag Day. The authorities are afraid of national movement strengthening, but the prohibition policy is fraught with the situation getting out of control, Martin Kochesoko, a Circassian activist, and Valery Khatazhukov, a human rights defender, believe.

April 27, 2019 16:42

  • In Istanbul, opening of Circassian centre gathers delegates from different countries

    On April 26, in Istanbul, about 500 people gathered in the city district of Beylikdüzü on the occasion of the opening of the Circassian cultural centre. The creation of the centre will contribute not only to the cultural exchange, but also to the development of economic relations between Turkey and the regions of Russia and other countries, emphasize delegates of the Circassian community.

April 22, 2019 18:41

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.

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