“Eighteen years after the death of the famous Chechen historian, author and social activist, Abudrahman Avtorkhanov, who dedicated his entire life to anti-Soviet activities, the Meshchansky Regional Court of Moscow has banned his book The Kremlin’s Empire: The Soviet Path to Colonialism.” The original article can be found here. Here are some more excerpts: “Experts […]
From the site Kavkaz.Realii, December 17, 2018: “400 students of the Sergo Ordzhonokidze State Geological Exploratory University were detained by the Russian National Guard. According to the site URA.ru, the representatives of the North Caucasus had established “their own rules” in the dormitory.” However, what this means was never clarified. “Russian soldiers began a passport […]
This is my second book, which examines the forced expulsion of the Circassian people from their homeland in 1864 and their subsequent fate.
This is my first book, focused on the history of the region of the Caucasus formerly known as Circassia.
This site will contain information, analysis, and predictions concerning the long and ongoing fight over the Caucasus and the indigenous peoples’ struggle to survive. I still have one more semester to teach at my college, so there won’t be a lot of material here before Fall 2019, but I’ll see what I can do.