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Moscow’s Plans to ‘Save’ Mordvins Could Destroy that Finno-Ugric Nation

Moscow-backed plans to combine the two literary languages of Mordvinia into one, have speakers of both declare themselves “Mordvins” in the census, and celebrate the millennium of their “union” with the peoples of Russia could kill off that Finno-Ugric nation, one already subject to a very high rate of assimilation in the Russian Federation. Continue reading

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