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Domestic/Social Articles on Russia

Moscow Supports Creation of Single Agricultural Cossack Enterprise in Stavropol Region

September 27, 2016

In the past several years, Moscow has reinvigorated its efforts to unite the plethora of Cossack organizations in southern Russia. One of the most important issues dividing various groups of Cossacks has been their affiliation...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

The ‘Prussian Curse’ on Kaliningrad Governors Remains Unbroken

September 27, 2016

On July 29, Russian President Vladimir Putin relieved the governor of Kaliningrad Oblast, Nikolay Tsukanov, of his duties (Krpress.ru, July 29). Tsukanov’s temporary replacement, Major-General Evgeny Zinichev, used to head the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Russia

Is Putin Planning a ‘Hybrid’ Deportation of Crimean Tatars and North Caucasians?

September 27, 2016

Reportedly, the Kremlin is mulling an idea to relocate 500,000–1,000,000 people from the southern portions of the Russian Federation to the Far East and Siberia. This prospect has sparked fears among some non-Russians....

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Europe, Ukraine, Crimea, Russia, Far East/Siberia

Russian Regional Elections: Complete Predictability Can Become Unpredictable

September 26, 2016

The September 18 Russian elections (see EDM, September 19) were not only for the State Duma. In this “single voting day,” Russians also elected 7 governors and 39 regional legislative assemblies.

Governors in today’s Russia are...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Russia

Chechnya Hosts International Islamic Conference

September 22, 2016

It has become common practice for the authorities to hold large international Islamic conferences in Chechnya. The latest such conference took place on August 25–27, 2016, in Grozny. Over 100 religious leaders from 30 countries...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia, Middle East, Egypt

Circassians in Predominantly Ethnic-Russian Krasnodar Demand Recognition as Region’s Indigenous Population

September 20, 2016

Ramazan Khun, a Circassian activist from Russia’s Krasnodar region, posted an unusual online petition on the website Change.org. The petition calls on the Russian government, President Vladimir Putin, and the administration of...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, The Caucasus, North Caucasus , Russia

Moscow Again Trying to Pit Ethnic Russians in Northeastern Estonia Against Tallinn

September 20, 2016

Moscow is again stirring the pot in northeastern Estonia, trying to pit the ethnic-Russian community there against Tallinn. And it is doing so in the classic tradition of Vladimir Putin’s “hybrid” war: specifically, Russia is...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Domestic/Social, Foreign Policy, Military/Security, Europe, Baltics, Russia

Duma Elections and the Future of Russian Politics After Putin

September 19, 2016

Sunday’s (September 18) parliamentary elections in Russia were preceded by perhaps the country’s most listless and dullest campaign in years. The official results rather persuasively underscore this characterization. For the...

Category: Eurasia Daily Monitor, Home Page, Featured, Domestic/Social, Elite, Russia

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