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Russian Nationalist Denounces Adding Karelian to Street Signs in Petrozavodsk as Step toward Secession

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The city government of Petrozavodsk, the capital of the Karelian Republic, has begun putting up street signs with names in both Russian and Karelian, even though ethnic Russians form 80 percent of the city’s population and even though Karelian is not a state language in the republic. Continue reading

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