From Language Revival to Language Removal?

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Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe
Vol 11, No 2, 2012, 75-102
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From Language Revival to Language Removal?
The Teaching of Titular Languages in the National Republics of Post- Soviet Russia
Konstantin Zamyatin*
University of Helsinki
Minority language education has been planned in post-Soviet Russia for two decades. During this period, language policy in education has shifted from compulsory to voluntary study of native languages in school. Continue reading

Criticism of Russia’s dishonest minority policy

https://www.gfbv.de/en/news/criticism-of-russias-dishonest-minority-policy-6299/
03/03/2014

Sarah Reinke
Crisis in Ukraine: Russian President Putin instrumentalizes minorities

The Society for Threatened Peoples (STP) accuses Russia’s President Vladimir Putin of trying to establish a dishonest minority policy. The human rights organization – which has been fighting for the minority groups in Russia for more than 40 years – criticizes that Putin continues to misuse minority politics while ignoring their rights and demands systematically. Continue reading

THE POSITION OF NATIONAL MINORITIES IN PUTIN’S RUSSIA: UNIFORMITY OR DIVERSITY?

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CICERO FOUNDATION GREAT DEBATE PAPER
No. 15/08
December 2015

DR. FEDERICA PRINA
Research Associate
Central and East European Studies
University of Glasgow
UK
Cicero Foundation Great Debate Paper No. 15/08
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Dr. Federica Prina
With the prominence of Putin as the ‘face of Russia’ on our television screens, and an internal and foreign policy characterised by a vigorous promotion of Russian patriotism and sovereignty, one may well forget the remarkable ethnic, linguistic and cultural diversity of the Russian Federation. Continue reading