Monthly Archives: September 2010

PEN: The Finno-Ugrian peoples within Russia are in a difficult position

Resolution on Russia Submitted by the Finnish PEN Centre and seconded by the Russian and Danish PEN Centres The Assembly of Delegates of International PEN, meeting at its 76th International Congress in Tokyo, Japan, 25th September- 1st October 2010, Notes that the Finno-Ugrian peoples within Russia are in a difficult position.

Many of them are in danger of extinction or becoming absorbed by the Russians. Continue reading


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Mari Online Resources

Dear colleagues and friends,

We at the Department of Finno-Ugric Studies at the University of Vienna are pleased to announce the launch of the website This web portal aims to provide both foreign students of the language and native speakers free access to much-needed linguistic materials.

More information on our undertakings and our schedule can be found on our website – in English, Mari, and Russian. Continue reading

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