Monthly Archives: February 2009

Summer School in Mari Language and Culture

Yoshkar-Ola, Republic of Mari El, Russian Federation
July 6-26, 2009.

Mari State University is happy to announce annual Summer School in Mari Language and Culture organized by the Department of Mari Language and Literature – Institute of Finno-Ugric Studies, and International Office of Mari State University. Continue reading


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New Russian Patriarch has Finno-Ugric Roots

kirill_patrLike his seventeenth century predecessor Nikon whose wide-ranging reforms of the church sparked the Great Schism in Russian Orthodoxy, Kirill I, who was enthroned as patriarch in Moscow yesterday, comes from a family which has its roots in the Finno-Ugric nations of the Middle Volga. Continue reading

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