Monthly Archives: March 2009

Putin’s Regional Amalgamation Scheme Leads to ‘Cultural Genocide,’ Komi Permyaks Say

shondibanKomi-Permyak activists, residents of the first small non-Russian federal subject to be folded into a larger and predominantly ethnic Russian region as part of Vladimir Putin’s amalgamation policy, say that this process, despite the promises Moscow made at the time, is leading to “the cultural genocide” of their small nation. Continue reading


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XXV International Scientific Conference for Students on Finno-Ugric Studies. IFUSCO-2009


On May 14-16, 2009 in the frameworks of the Second International decade of indigenous peoples in Russia the City of Petrozavodsk (the Republic of Karelia) hosts the XXV International scientific conference for students on Finno-Ugric studies IFUSCO. Continue reading

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Youth of the Baltic and Finnish peoples of Karelia to combine efforts

nuori_karjalaYoung people are always active, they try their wings at the most complex sites of public life of our republic, – these are results of the meeting of representatives of the Ministry of the RK on National Politics and Relations with Religious Associations, State Committee of the RK on Youth with activists of youth national and cultural organizations of Karelians, Veppsians and Finns. Continue reading

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