LINKS TO NORTH CAUCASIAN SITES  

LINKS TO NORTH CAUCASIAN SITES

Collected and Prepared by Amjad Jaimoukha


(Note: Related page: More North Caucasian Links)

The links are arranged in files thus:

KABARDIAN FILE

KABARDINO-BALKAR REPUBLIC by Azret Kalmykov 

THIS SITE HAS INTERESTING INFORMATION ON KABARDIAN ECONOMY AND INDUSTRY. INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITIES ARE DETAILED. IN THE ABSENCE OF AN OFFICIAL SITE FROM NALCHIK, THIS IS AN EXCELLENT EFFORT BY MR. KALMYK TO INTRODUCE HIS NATIVE REPUBLIC ON THE NET.
Kabardino-Balkaria -- Encarta® Concise Encyclopedia Articlle
 Kabardino-Balkaria, autonomous republic in southwestern Russia, in the north central Caucasus Mountains. Kabardino-Balkaria covers an area of 12,500 sq km.
URL: encarta.msn.com/index/concise/0VOL40/0ABFF000.asp
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(The article is somewhat outdated. Kabardino-Balkaria is a full republic in the Russian Federation).
 KABARDINO-BALKARIAN STATE UNIVERSITY
 

CV OF VLADIMIR KOKOV PRESIDENT OF KABARDINO-BALKARIA

YURI TEMIRKAN(OV) THE FOREMOST CAUCASIAN MAESTRO 

BIOGRAPHY OF YURI TEMIRKAN(OV) 

WITH CLIPS FROM SERGEI PROKOFIEV'S "ALEXANDER NEVSKY" AND A LIST OF THREE RECOMMENDED RECORDINGS.

A GRAMMAR OF THE KABARDIAN LANGUAGE by John Colarusso 

FIRST COMPREHENSIVE GRAMMAR OF KABARDIAN IN A NON-RUSSIAN LANGUAGE. A COMPLETE ACCOUNT OF THE PHONOLOGY AND MORPHOLOGY OF THE LANGUAGE IS PRESENTED. A WORK WHICH SHOULD HAVE BEEN PUT OUT BY THE KABARDIAN REPUBLIC HAS BEEN SINGLE-HANDEDLY TACKLED BY PROFESSOR COLARUSSO. I AM PERSONALLY GRATEFUL TO HIM. PLEASE GO TO THE SITE TO ORDER. 

PROFESSOR COLARUSSO'S HOME PAGE 

NEW BOOK: "THE NART SAGAS OF THE CIRCASSIANS", by Prof. Colarusso 

 

KABARDA, THE BEST MOUNTAIN HORSE 

NATIVE NORTH CAUCASIAN BREED. MAINLY A SADDLE HORSE. IT HAS A FAIR SPEED AND IS KNOWN FOR ITS REMARKABLE ENDURANCE.
 KABARDA: A FINE HORSE BREED
 

 TERSK HORSE

KABARDIAN-ENGLISH DICTIONARY by Amjad Jaimoukha 

CONTAINS 21,000 ENTRIES AND THOUSANDS OF EXPRESSIONS. HAS 574 PAGES. PRINCIPALLY BASED ON THE KABARDIAN-RUSSIAN DICTIONARY, WHICH WAS EDITED BY PROF. KARDAN, MOSCOW 1957. A MUST FOR THE LEARNER OF KABARDIAN.
Kabardian Grammar
Prepared by Amjad Jaimoukha

Circassian Lexicography
A list of Kabardian and Cherkess Dictionaries.

Latinized Kabardian Alphabet
An attempt to romanize the Kabardian letters.

Kabardian and Vowelless Languages by Kevin Tuite

KABARDIN-BALKAR REPUBLIC 

GIVES CONCISE INFORMATION ON THE REPUBLIC. GOOD FOR QUICK REFERENCE.

SHORA B. NOGMOV, KABARDIAN FOLKLORIST AND HISTORIAN 

NOGMOV (1794-1844) WAS THE FIRST LINGUIST TO DESCRIBE THE GRAMMAR OF KABARDIAN. HE ALSO WROTE A HISTORY OF THE KABARDIANS.

THE NART EPOS 

CIRCASSIAN MYTHOLOGY SHOULD BE ONE OF THE PRINCIPAL PIVOTS OF ADYGHA CULTURAL RENAISSANCE. ITS DISSEMINATION WILL DEFINITELY ENRICH HUMAN CIVILIZATION. A SAMPLER TALE "SAUSRYQUA FETCHES FIRE" IS INCLUDED. 
Lhepsch and his Iron Tongs
  1. The Story of Lhepsch's Iron Tongs. (The original is in Kabardian. First cycle, tale no. 51, pp. 216-7 in The...

URL: www.oocities.com/Eureka/Enterprises/2493/lheptongs.html
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Satanay-Flower
 (Original text in the Hetiqwey dialect of Western Circassian. First cycle, tale no. 1, p. 81 in The Narts: Circassian Epos. Vol. I).

URL: www.oocities.com/Eureka/Enterprises/2493/satflower.html
Last modified 12-Sep-98 - page size 6K - in English

INVESTMENT LEGISLATION IN KABARDINO-BALKARIA 

SITE DETAILS INVESTMENT LEGISLATION AND GIVES BRIEF DATA ON THE REPUBLIC. A MUST READING.
 ORIGINAL KABARDIAN TOPONYMS
MOST ESSENTIAL FOR PROCESS OF RESTORATION OF ORIGINAL KABARDIAN PLACE NAMES PRIOR TO RUSSIFICATION AND OTHER ASSIMILATIVE INFLUENCES. INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY GeoNative.
 

Location of Kabardian and Cherkess families in the Caucasus
Family names and the towns and villages in which they are to be found.

List of Abbreviations for location of Kabardian and Cherkess families in the Caucasus
This is connected to the previous link.


Location of Kabardian families whose names start with Ch, Ch', D, in the Caucasus

FLAG OF KABARDA by Stuart Notholt 

THIS IS THE FLAG OF KABARDA ITSELF AS OPPOSED TO THAT OF KABARDINO-BALKARIA. ALSO THE HISTORY OF THE FLAG IS PRESENTED IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER.
 BLAZON OF NALCHIK

 WELCOME TO THE CIRCASSIAN WORLD (IN KABARDIAN AND RUSSIAN)

MUHADIN KISHEV, THE KABARDIAN PAINTER 

K'ISHCH MUHADIN WAS BORN IN KABARDA IN 1939. HE GRADUATED FROM KRASNODAR UNIVERSITY. HE WORKS BOTH IN NALCHIK AND LONDON. MUHADIN ACCEPTS COMMISSIONS FOR PAINTINGS, PRINTS, PORTRAITS AND MURALS. THERE ARE THREE SAMPLES OF HIS WORK.

CAUCASUS FOLK DANCE ENSEMBLE 

WELCOME TO ELBRUS MOUNTAIN - KABARDINO-BALKARIA 

 ELBRUS (5642 m), THE HIGHEST MOUNTAIN OF EUROPE. HIKING NEARBY AND THE ASCENT

ROAD CRASHES AND ALCOHOL ABUSAGE IN KABARDINO_BALKARIA 

 ALMASTY: THE LOCAL WILD MAN

GO TO PART ON MARIE-JEANNE KOFFMANN WHO HAS DONE EXTENSIVE RESEARCH ON THE KABARDIAN ALMASTY AND PUBLISHED HER WORK IN ARCHEOLOGIA.

AQUATINTS OF CIRCASSIAN COSTUMES 

HAND COLOURED AQUATINTS OF A KABARDIAN OF MOUNT CAUCASUS AND A CIRCASSIAN PRINCE OR NOBLEMAN COMPLETELY ARMED IN THE COLLECTION PUBLISHED BY EDWARD HARDING, PALL MALL IN 1803.



ABKHAZIAN FILE


ABKHAZIA HOMEPAGE, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE
AN INFORMATIVE AND BALANCED ACCOUNT OF ABKHAZIA, ITS LANGUAGE AND CULTURAL AND ITS CONFLICT WITH GEORGIA.

ABKHAZIA.ORG 

OFFICIAL ABKHAZ HOME PAGE. THE INPUT OF PROFESSOR GEORGE HEWITT OF THE SCHOOL OF ORIENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF LONDON, MAKES THIS SITE A PARAGON FOR OTHER NORTH CAUCASIANS TO EMULATE.

THE ABKHAZ LANGUAGE, by PROF. BRIAN GEORGE HEWITT 

APPEAL OF THE WRITERS OF ABKHAZIA TO THE WRITERS OF THE WORLD 

 YOUNG FRIENDS APPEAL FOR ABKHAZIA
MEMBERS OF THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETY OF FRIENDS (QUAKERS).

ABKHAZIA 

 PITSUNDA CONFERENCE: THE ROLE OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS IN THE PROCESS OF POST-CONFLICT PEACE-BUILDING IN ABKHAZIA

UNITED NATIONS OBSERVER MISSION IN GEORGIA (UNOMIG) 

ABKHAZIA IN THE LYCOS CITY GUIDE 

EXTENSIVE COVERAGE OF ABKHAZIA: VISITOR'S GUIDE, CULTURE AND HISTORY, NEWS AND WEATHER AND ENTERTAINMENT.
 GLEB ZVEREV'S ABKHAZIA PAGE

  SARKE INFORMATION AGENCY

 ABKHAZIAN TOPONYMS (INCLUDING MAP AND FLAG)

THE ABKHAZ FLAG AND ITS SYMBOLISM 

 PARLIAMENT OF GEORGIA PAGE

 THE EMBASSY OF GEORGIA

THE CONFLICT IN ABKHAZIA : A GEORGIAN PERSPECTIVE 

THIS IS THE GEORGIAN POINT OF VIEW CONCERNING THE CONFLICT IN ABKHAZIA PUT FORTH BY PROFESSOR ZAZA GACHECHILADZE. 
 ABKHAZ IN GEORGIA, by Mike Dravis

A VERY GOOD INTRODUCTORY ARTICLE ON ABKHAZ-GEORGIAN CONFLICT. HAS A CHRONOLOGY.



ABAZIAN (ABAZA) FILE


THE ABAZIANS , THE RED BOOK OF THE PEOPLES OF THE RUSSIAN EMPIRE 

BRIEF BUT INTERESTING ACCOUNT OF THE ABAZIANS WHO, TOGETHER WITH THE ABKHAZ, FORM THE APSWA NATION. 

THE ABAZAS , NUPI - CENTRE FOR RUSSIAN STUDIES 

VERY BRIEF INFORMATION
 ORIGINAL ABAZA (AND CIRCASSIAN) TOPONYMS IN THE KARACHAI-CHERKESS REPUBLIC
MOST ESSENTIAL FOR RESTORATION OF ORIGINAL TOPONYMS. INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY GeoNative.




CHECHEN FILE



 OFFICIAL HOME PAGE OF THE CHECHEN REPUBLIC


CHECHEN REPUBLIC HOME PAGE 

CONTAINS ARTICLES RELATED TO CHECHNYA AND ITS RECENT WAR OF LIBERATION AGAINST RUSSIA

CHECHEN HOME PAGE 

 CHECHNYA PAGE

BERKELEY PROGRAM IN SOVIET & POST-SOVIET STUDIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. HAS SIX ARTICLES ON CHECHEN CRISIS.
 

 Dr. MARK HUBEY'S CHECHEN HOMELAND PAGE

THE CHECHEN CONFLICT AND RUSSIAN SECURITY: THE RUSSIAN ARMED FORCES CONFRONT CHECHNYA 

ARTICLE BY TIMOTHY LEE THOMAS.


 DETAILED MAPS OF CHECHNYA, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS MAP COLLECTION
1- CHECHNYA CIA; 2- GROZNY (CITY MAP); 3- GROZNY (TOPOGRAPHIC); 4- GROZNY (TACTICAL PILOTAGE CHART).


CHECHNYA: THE WAR WITHOUT WINNERS 

AN EXCELLENT ARTICLE BY PROF. JOHN COLARUSSO IN THE MAGAZINE "CURRENT HISTORY", OCT. 1995. 

 CHECHNYA: ONE YEAR OF WAR, by Rieks Smeets and Egbert Wesselink

 A CONCISE BIBLIOGRAPHY (OF PREVIOUS ARTICLE)

 WHO ARE THE CHECHEN? [CROSSLINES, Vol. 3, No. 1, MARCH 1995], MARIE BENNIGSEN

 THE SEARCH FOR PEACE IN CHECHNYA: A SOURCEBOOK 1994-1996, by Dianne Curran, Fiona Hill and Elena Kostritsyna
MOST IMPORTANT WORK BY STRENGTHENING DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS PROJECT, JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT, HARVARD UNIVERSITY. THERE IS A MAP, A DETAILED CHRONOLOGY OF THE CONFLICT AND THE PEACE PROCESS, SHORT BIOGRAPHIES OF IMPORTANT ACTOR IN THE CHECHEN CONFLICT, BIBLIOGRAPHY, INTERNET RESOURCES.

 ASLAN MASKHADOV'S DIFFICULT HERITAGE, by Liz Fuller

CHECHENYA IN MARIO'S CYBERSPACE STATION 


CHECHNYA HUMANITARIAN SITUATION REPORT 


 ARMED CONFLICT IN CHECHNYA: ITS IMPACT ON CHILDREN, by Hrair Balian

 FACT SHEET: RUSSIAN FEDERATION / NORTHERN CAUCASUS

 ICRC REPORT: RUSSIAN FEDERATION / NORTHERN CAUCASUS

 FREE ICHKERIA

 INFORMATIONAL, CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC REPRESENTATION OF CHECHEN REPUBLIC OF ICHKERIA IN FINLAND, SHAVLEGO

MAINTAINED BY BESSARION GUGUSHVILI, A SUPPORTER OF THE LATE GEORGIAN (MINGRELIAN) PRESIDENT ZVIAD GAMSAKHURDIA.

 BOOKS RELATED TO CHECHNYA (IN ENGLISH)

  BOOKS RELATED TO CHECHNYA (IN RUSSIAN)

 CHECHEN-GERMAN AND GERMAN-CHECHEN ON-LINE DICTIONARY, by Johannes Heinecke

 CHECHEN TOPONYMS & MAP

Sufism in Chechnyia

Conflits contemporains: Tchétchènes

Deportations



INGUSH FILE
 

 INGUSH TOPONYMS, INCLUDING A MAP


 
Ingush Republic
 Foreign Investment Promotion Center (FIPC) under the Ministry of Economy of. The Russian Federation. Modified: 8-Jun-1998. Ingush Republic. Region....

URL: www.fipc.ru/fipc/regions/ingush/indexf.html
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 THE INGUSH (WITH NOTES ON THE CHECHEN): BACKGROUND INFORMATION, by Johanna Nichols, University of California, February 1997

Ingush Phonology and Orthography
 Ingush Phonology and Orthography. Ingush home page | Other page | Other page | Other page | Other page | Other page. Contents. Ingush Phonology. Ingush...

URL: ingush.berkeley.edu:7012/orthography.html
Last modified 31-Jul-97 - page size 6K - in English

 
"ENGLISH-INGUSH" "INGUSH-ENGLISH" - J. Nichols, Slavic Department, University of California, Berkeley For more information see Ingush grammar, dictionary, and texts or Slavic Languages and Literatures
Ingush Republic
 nbsp; Ingush Republic.

URL: www.rusline.com/Rustoday/Maps/o06.htm
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Search the Ingush Lexical Database
 Search the Ingush Lexical Database. Enter word to search for: whole word only. citation only. Search language:English. Ingush. Part of speech:verb. noun...

URL: ingush.berkeley.edu:7012/cgi-bin/search.cgi
Last modified 15-Aug-98 - page size 1K - in English

 
Ingush Database Search Tips
 Tips for Searching the Ingush Lexical Database. All Ingush forms should be entered in the Ingush Practical Orthography. If you know the exact citation...

URL: ingush.berkeley.edu:7012/searchtips.html
Last modified 27-Jul-97 - page size 2K - in English

 
Minority languages of Russia on the net - Ingush language
 Links and brief information on the Ingush language

URL: www.chat.ru/~anttikos/eng_ingush.html
Last modified 13-Sep-98 - page size 2K - in English (KOI8-R)

 INGUSH IN RUSSIA, by Mike Dravis, March 15th, 1996

 PROJECT: INGUSH GRAMMAR, DICTIONARY, AND TEXTS. Johanna Nichols. University of California, Berkeley

 SWADESH 100-WORD LIST FOR INGUSH, by Johanna Nichols, University of California, Berkeley

 REFUGEES AND INTERNALLY DISPLACES PERSONS IN NORTH OSSETIA AND INGUSHETIA (MARCH 1994), WRITENET COUNTRY PAPER, by Egbert Wesselink


 
Circas-Ingush
 nbsp; Ingush Republic Clergy for secular positions. In Sunzhen district of the republic of Ingushetia where there are more than 50 teips, there was held..

URL: www.oocities.com/Heartland/Park/1170/NazraE.htm
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CHERKESS FILE



MAP OF THE KARACHAY-CHERKESS REPUBLIC 


KARACHAY-CHERKESS REPUBLIC 


 CIRCASSIAN (AND ABAZA) TOPONYMS IN THE KARACHAI-CHERKESS REPUBLIC
PLACE NAMES IN ORIGINAL CIRCASSIAN FORMS PRIOR TO RUSSIFICATION. MOST IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR WORK ON RESTORING ORIGINAL TOPONYMS. INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY GeoNative.

 
Karachay in Russia
 Mike Dravis. 15 May 1996. Karachay in Russia. Overview. The Karachay are an Turkic and Islamic people numbering approximately 148,000 (1995 estimate of...

URL: www.bsos.umd.edu/cidcm/mar/ruskara.htm
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ADYGHEAN FILE


ADYGHEA REPUBLIC HOMEPAGE 



 ORIGINAL ADYGHEAN TOPONYMS
ORIGINAL TOPONYMS OF CIRCASSIAN TOPONYMS IN THE ADYGHEY REPUBLIC. INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY GeoNative.



DAGHESTANI FILE


 DAGESTAN REPUBLIC PAGE

THIS IS NOT AN OFFICIAL PAGE. IT IS EDITED BY CASPIANNET

CASPIANNET

 THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: DAGESTAN, by Egbert Wesselink

VERY INFORMATIVE ARTICLE

 DAGESTAN - WILD MOUNTAIN VILLAGES, TRADITIONAL PEOPLLE, by Paul Knott

 AVARS OF DAGESTAN IN RUSSIA, by Michael L. Haxton

 LEZGINS OF DAGESTAN IN RUSSIA, by Michael L. Haxton

 RUSSIA: DAGESTAN FACES RELIGIOUS RIVALRIES AND TENSIONS, by Elizabeth Fuller

RELIGIOUS CONFLICT BETWEEN WAHHABIS AND ORTHODOX MUSLIMS.

 MOUNTAIN JEWS OR TATS (ZHURTXER IN CIRCASSIAN)

 THE KHAZARIA INFO CENTER

 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY OF KHAZARIA, by Kevin Alan Brook


MISCELLANEOUS


ON-LINE NEWS
 

 NEWSLINE, RADIO FREE EUROPE/RADIO LIBERTY

NEWS ABOUT RUSSIA AND THE TRANSCAUCASUS.
 

 INTERFAX NEWS AGENCY


ARTICLES

 THE NORTH CAUCASIAN DIASPORA IN TURKEY, by Egbert Wesselink

VERY IMPORTANT WORK. MUST BE READ.

 THE NORTH WEST CAUCASUS AND GREAT BRITAIN (AN IGNOBLE TRADITION CONTINUED) OR THE UNKNOWN DIASPORA, by Brian George Hewitt
 

 GROWING INSTABILITY IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS: A MAJOR THREAT TO RUSSIAN REGIONAL SECURITY, by Larisa Ruban
 

 THE END OF EMPIRE: THE EXPERIENCE OF BRITAIN AND FRANCE AND THE SOVIET UNION/RUSSIA COMPARED, by Anthony Clayton
 

 THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE MUSLIM REPUBLICS OF RUSSIA. PART 1, by Zulfiye Kadir
 

 THE CURRENT POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE MUSLIM REPUBLICS OF RUSSIA. PART 2: THE NORTH CAUCASUS, by Zulfiye Kadir
 

 CRIME WITHOUT PUNISHMENT - RUSSIA IN THE CAUCASUS. Eric Margolis. Foreign Correspondent, December 22nd, 1995
 

 THE RUSSIAN MODEL OF FEDERALISM: PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS, by Igor Kossikov


 
The Ethnopolitical Situation in the Caucasus and the Problem of Oil Transportation, by Zurab Davitashvili

URL: ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/usazerb/226.htm
Last modified 12-Sep-98 - page size 12K - in English

 
The Circassians in Jordan, by Amjad Jaimoukha

URL: www.oocities.com/Eureka/Enterprises/2493/circinjor.html
Last modified 30-May-98 - page size 36K - in English


 

BIBLIOGRAPHIES
 

AMJAD JAIMOUKHA'S NORTH CAUCASIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY, INCLUDING ABKHAZ MATERIALS

HAS ABOUT 3,600 ENTRIES ON NORTH CAUCASIAN HISTORY, LANGUAGES, LITERATURE, POLITICS, ETHNOGRAPHY, ARCHAEOLOGY, ETC. CAN BE PRINTED INTO A BOOK (ABOUT 280 PAGES). IT ALSO HAS MANY LINKS TO ON-LINE BOOKS AND ARTICLES.
 

 BOOKS ABOUT GEORGIA & CAUCASUS (IN ENGLISH, FRENCH, GERMAN, ITALIAN). COMPILED BY PIERRE-YVES BERTRAND

HAS 306 ENTRIES ON TRAVEL, ETHNOGRAPHY, HISTORY, LANGUAGES, LITERATURE, ARTS & CRAFT, TOURISM & MOUNTAINEERING AND CURRENT AFFAIRS. LINKS TO OTHER REFERENCES.
 

BIBLIOGRAPHIE

PREPARED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CAUCASIAN STUDIES HEIDELBERG UNIVERSITY. INCLUDES A SECTION ON NEW PUBLICATIONS ON THE CIRCASSIANS. 9 PAGES OF PRINT.
 

 BIBLIOGRAPHY, DANISH ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH ON THE CAUCASUS

COMPILED AND EDITED BY KLAUS RASMUSSEN, DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE, UNIVERSITY OF COPENHAGEN. 35 PAGES OF PRINT.
 

SHORT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF WORKS ON THE CAUCASUS (IN ENGLISH)

ISSUED BY GRADUATE TRAINING AND RESEARCH PROGRAM ON THE CONTEMPORARY CAUCASUS IN PROGRAM IN SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET STUDIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY. ABOUT 8 PAGES IN PRINT.
 

 BIBLIOGRAPHY -- GEORGIA (CAUCASUS)
 

 A SHORT BIBLIOGRAPHY OF SOME RECENT ARTICLES ON OIL, GAS AND ECOLOGY IN THE CAUCASUS AND CASPIAN LITTORAL



 

RESEARCH INSTITUTES, JOURNALS AND PROJECTS
 

DANISH ASSOCIATION FOR RESEARCH ON THE CAUCASUS
 

 SLAVIC RESEARCH CENTER, HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY: INTERNET RESOURCES ON THE NORTH CAUCASUS

 COMPREHENSIVE COVERAGE OF THE REGION. INCLUDES AREAS NOT COVERED BY THE LINKS ON MY PAGE. MUST BE VISITED.
 

 SLAVIC RESEARCH CENTRE, HOKKAIDO UNIVERSITY: ETHNOLINGUISTIC GROUPS IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS
 

 GRADUATE TRAINING AND RESEARCH PROGRAM ON THE CONTEMPORARY CAUCASUS, PROGRAM IN SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET STUDIES, THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
 

 NEWSLETTER OF THE BERKELEY PROGRAM IN SOVIET & POST-SOVIET STUDIES, GRADUATE TRAINING AND RESEARCH PROGRAM ON THE CONTEMPORARY CAUCASUS, AUTUMN 1996 ISSUE

CONTAINS ARTICLES ON CURRENT CAUCASIAN ISSUES. VERY INFORMATIVE.
 

id. WINTER 1995
 

 CAUCASUS-RELATED RESEARCH PROJECTS IN THE US AND RESEARCH INSTITUTES IN THE CAUCASUS
 

 CAUCASIAN REGIONAL STUDIES. THE INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR CAUCASIAN REGIONAL STUDIES

THIS IS AN ON-LINE JOURNAL. Vol. 1, ISSUE 1, 1996. For Vol. 2, ISSUE 1, 1997, GO TO MORE NORTH CAUCASIAN LINKS.
 

 INTERNATIONAL CENTER ON CONFLICT AND NEGOTIATION (ICCN)

BASED IN TBILISI, GEORGIA.
 

CENTRE FOR RUSSIAN STUDIES (NUPI)

GIVES CONCISE INFORMATION ON NORTH CAUCASIAN REPUBLICS AND POLITICAL FIGURES. ALSO CHRONOLOGIES OF EVENTS ARE PROVIDED.

 

CONFERENCE OF THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF CAUCASIA 

BIENNIAL CONFERENCE ON THE CULTURES OF CAUCASIA SPONSORED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF SLAVIC LANGUAGES AND LITERATURES, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, AND THE SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF CAUCASIA.


THE CAUCASIAN INSTITUTE FOR PEACE, DEMOCRACY AND DEVELOPMENT (CIPDD)

 BASED IN TBILISI, GEORGIA. IT ISSUES THE FOLLOWING CHRONICLE.
 

 GEORGIAN CHRONICLE

ISSUED BY THE PRECEDING INSTITUTE.
 

 CENTER FOR SLAVIC AND EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES
 

 LE MONDE DIPLOMATIQUE, CAUCASE
 

THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE PHONEMIC SYSTEM OF PROTO-NORTH-WEST CAUCASIAN

AN OUTLINE OF A DISSERTATION BY V. A. CHIRIKBA. PROTO-NORTH-WEST CAUCASIAN IS THE LANGUAGE THAT THE ANCESTORS OF THE ADYGHA, ABKHAZ AND UBYKH SPOKE PRIOR TO THE DIFFERENTIATION THAT RESULTED IN THEIR MUTUAL UNINTELLIGIBILITY.

ERGATIVITY IN THE CIRCASSIAN LANGUAGES 


ADYGHE EXTREME LANGUAGE PROJECT

 
Language of Dissent: Language, Ethnic Identity, and Bilingual Education Policy in the North Caucasus
 URL: www.oocities.com/Eureka/Enterprises/2493/eve.html

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Maria Polinsky's Home Page
 Maria Polinsky's Home Page. About me | Selected Publications | Life Story. My main interests are in the areas of language universals and...

URL: ling.ucsd.edu/~polinsky/
Last modified 11-Aug-98 - page size 7K - in English

 
Interpreting Case Hierarchy
 Interpreting Case Hierarchy: an RRG-OT. Typology of Case Systems. Wataru Nakamura. University of Electro-Communications. 0 Introduction. Much of...

URL: www-aa.aa.tufs.ac.jp/~ritsuko/project/Naka1010.html
Last modified 30-Aug-98 - page size 108K - in English

 
LINGUIST List 6.1016: IPA, 'Vowelless' lgs, Provencal, Citing email
 LINGUIST List 6.1016. Fri Jul 28 1995. Qs: IPA, 'Vowelless' lgs, Provencal, Citing email. Editor for this issue: Ann Dizdar dizdar@tam2000.tamu.edu ...

URL: www.sfs.nphil.uni-tuebingen.de/linguist/...s/6/6-1016.html
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ECONOMY
 

INVESTMENT IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS

THIS IS THE SITE OF THE FOREIGN INVESTMENT PROMOTION CENTRE (FIPC) UNDER THE MINISTRY OF ECONOMY OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. CONTAINS BRIEF INFORMATION ON NORTH CAUCASIAN REPUBLICS AND INVESTMENT THEREIN. BRANCHES TO INVESTMENT LEGISLATION IN KABARDINO-BALKARIA. SEE KABARDIAN FILE ABOVE.



 
 

POLITICS AND CURRENT AFFAIRS

UNREPRESENTED NATIONS AND PEOPLES ORGANISATION (UNPO) 

THIS ORGANISATION IS BASED IN THE NETHERLANDS. AMONG ITS MEMBERS : ABKHAZIA, CHECHNYA, INGUSHETIA AND THE CIRCASSIANS.

 

ETHNIC CONFLICTS IN THE CAUCASUS 1988-1994 , by Alexei Zverev

THIS IS CHAPTER FOUR OF THE BOOK CONTESTED BORDERS IN THE CAUCASUS. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED.

LINES OF UNCERTAINTY : THE FRONTIERS OF THE NORTH CAUCASUS 

GREAT ESSAY BY THOMAS M. BARRETT. READ IT.
 

AMBASSADOR PRESEL TESTIMONY ON CAUCASIAN CONFLICTS

A WESTERNER'S VIEW OF THE CAUCASIAN CONFLICTS. ESSENTIAL READING.
 

 TACIS REPORT ON RUSSIA. CONTRACT BIS/95/321/057, Vol. 1

CIA HOME PAGE (PUBLISHED INFORMATION AND MAPS)

 CIA FACT BOOK

FLAGS OF NORTH CAUCASIAN REPUBLICS

 CAUCASICA

 CENTRAL ASIA AND CAUCASUS UPDATE

MENSAL REPORT ON CONFLICTS IN CENTRAL ASIA AND TRANSCAUCASIA, PUBLISHED BY THE CENTER FOR POLITICAL AND STRATEGIC STUDIES.
 

THE RUSSIAN CONSTITUTION

 FEDERATIVE TREATY (OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION)

CASPIAN CROSSROADS MAGAZINE

 CAUCASUS AND THE CASPIAN SEMINAR TRANSCRIPTS. SDI OCCASIONAL PAPER
STRENGTHENING DEMOCRATIC INSTITUTIONS PROJECT, BELFER CENTER FOR SCIENCE AND INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS, JOHN F. KENNEDY SCHOOL OF GOVERNMENT, HARVARD UNIVERSITY.

 SOTA: CAUCASUS CONFERENCE: ETHNIC CONFLICTS IN THE CAUCASUS: CAUSES AND SOLUTIONS (1-2 JUNE 1997)

 STRATFOR SYSTEMS, Inc.: GLOBAL INTELLIGENCE UPDATE

FREE SUBSCRIPTION. EXAMPLE: COMMANDO ASSAULT THREATENS GEORGIAN-ABKHAZ PEACE.
 

 SHAVLEGO: BULLETIN OF THE ALL GEORGIAN St. ILIA THE RIGHTEOUS SOCIETY. LEGAL AUTHORITIES, NATIONAL INDEPENDENCE AND RESISTANCE MOVEMENTS OF GEORGIA AND CAUCASUS
 

MAINTAINED BY SUPPORTERS OF THE LATE GEORGIAN (MINGRELIAN) PRESIDENT ZVIAD GAMSAKHURDIA. SOME SECTIONS ARE VERY INFORMATIVE. SHEDS LIGHT ON THE GEORGIAN-ABKHAZ CONFLICT FROM AN UNFAMILIAR ANGLE. IN SOME ARTICLES THE ENGLISH IS SOMEWHAT UNTIDY.
 

 FEDERALISM AND SOVEREIGNTY IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION: AN ANALYSIS OF REGIONALISM AND CENTRALISM IN RUSSIAN STATE-BUILDING, by Jeffrey T. Gayton, Political Science Department, University of Wisconsin
 

 MOSCOW AND RUSSIA'S ETHNIC REPUBLICS IN THE WAKE OF CHECHNYA, by Vera Tolz. Post-Soviet Prospects, Vol. III, No. 10, October 1995
 

 THE END OF EMPIRE: THE EXPERIENCE OF BRITAIN AND FRANCE AND THE SOVIET UNION/RUSSIA COMPARED, by Anthony Clayton, April 1997
 

 THE PAST AS PRELUDE: CULTURAL, HISTORICAL, AND POLITICAL ROOTS OF IDENTITY IN THE CAUCASUS

HELD BY THE BERKELEY PROGRAM FOR SOVIET AND POST-SOVIET STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY, ON MAY 17th, 1996.
 

 CONFERENCE: THE GEOPOLITICS OF OIL, GAS, AND ECOLOGY IN THE CAUCASUS AND CASPIAN SEA

THE BERKELEY PROGRAM IN SOVIET & POST-SOVIET STUDIES AND THE CENTER FOR SLAVIC & EAST EUROPEAN STUDIES JOINT CONFERENCE HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY ON SATURDAY, MAY 16th, 1998.


GEOGRAPHY AND MAPS
 

RUSSIAN CITIES AND TOWNS WITH DIRECT-DIAL AREA CODES

LANGUAGE FAMILY INDEX : NORTH CAUCASIA

POPULATION OF THE NORTH CAUCASIAN REPUBLICS IN 1992-1995 

A TABULAR REPRESENTATION OF POPULATION DYNAMICS IN THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. THE ETHNIC REPUBLICS, INCLUDING THE NORTH CAUCASIAN ONES HAVE WITNESSED NATURAL INCREASE IN THIS PERIOD, WHEREAS RUSSIA ITSELF UNDERWENT SOME DECLINE.

DEMOGRAPHIC DYNAMICS IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS 

DEALS WITH NATURAL POPULATION DYNAMICS IN THE NORTH CAUCASIAN REPUBLICS. 


ETHNIC MAP OF THE CAUCASUS

VERY INFORMATIVE. MOST IMPORTANT FROM A POLITICAL POINT OF VIEW TO APPRECIATE THE EXTENT OF DISPERSION OF THE CIRCASSIANS IN THE CAUCASUS.


 THE GeoNative CAUCASUS PAGE

 MAP OF REFUGEES IN THE CAUCASUS


HISTORICAL ETHNIC MAPS OF THE CAUCASUS 


 MAP COLLECTION OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS LIBRARY

FIND RELEVANT MAPS UNDER RUSSIA AND THE FORMER SOVIET REPUBLICS.


TOURISM AND MOUNTAINEERING

MAPS OF THE CAUCASUS MOUNTAINS 

BASED ON THE MATERIALS OF THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION OF MOUNTAINEERING. VERY DETAILED AND VERY INFORMATIVE.

SOCHI

THE DOMBAY MOUNTAINOUS REGION IN WESTERN CIRCASSIA 


UZUNCOL MOUNTAIN REGION IN WESTERN CAUCASUS 


 WELCOME TO CAUCASUS



CIRCASSIAN INSTITUTIONS



 
 
 

AL-AHLI CLUB HOME PAGE


 THE CIRCASSIAN CHARITY ASSOCIATION (IN JORDAN) HOME PAGE

INCLUDES THE POPULAR PERIODICAL "FAMILY MATTERS" IN ARABIC.


 CAUCASIAN ASSOCIATION OFFICIAL HOMEPAGE (TURKEY)


VERY WELL-DESIGNED PAGE.



 
 
 

CHERKESS FIGURINES 

WHITE AND BLACK FIGURINES. $8 EACH.



FURTHER LINKS AND RESOURCES ON THE CAUCASUS

 
 
 

PROFESSOR VINCENT FERRARO'S CAUCASIAN LINKS 

VINCENT FERRARO IS PROFESSOR OF INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AT MOUNT HOLYOKE COLLEGE. THERE ARE ABOUT 65 CAUCASIAN LINKS. GO THERE. 

THE WORLD-WIDE WEB VIRTUAL LIBRARY 

SITE EDITED BY DR. T. MATTHEW CIOLEK. THE FACILITY IS PROVIDED BY THE AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL UNIVERSITY (ANU). THERE ARE MANY CAUCASIAN LINKS. 
 

WEB SITES RELATING TO THE CAUCASUS, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY
 

 WORLD WIDE WEB SITES DEALING WITH THE CAUCASUS
COLLECTED BY THE BERKELEY PROGRAM IN SOVIET & POST-SOVIET STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY.

 FURTHER LINKS TO NORTH CAUCASIAN SITES

RESOURCES ON THE CAUCASUS, EURASIA RESEARCH CENTER

GENERAL RESOURCES ON THE CAUCASUS. LINKS TO ARMENIAN, AZERBAIJANI, CHECHEN, GEORGIAN AND ABKHAZ SITES.
 

 OBSERVATOIRE DE L'ASIE CENTRALE ET DU CAUCASE. INSTITUT FRANCAIS D'ETUDES ANATOLIENNES

 RESOURCES ON RUSSIA, EURASIA RESEARCH CENTER

 LIBRARY OF CONGRESS AREA HANDBOOK SERIES

BRITANNICA SEARCH


MUSIC
 

 ADYGHE MUSIC & SONGS DIRECTORY, By Yanal Bako
 



 

LITERATURE

 A HERO OF OUR TIME. AN ON-LINE TEXT OF LERMONTOV'S CLASSIC

HADJI MURAD. ON-LINE TEXT OF TOLSTOY'S CLASSIC

THE PUSHKIN PAGE


NEW AND ON-LINE BOOKS
 

 NORTH CAUCASIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY: HAS MANY LINKS TO ON-LINE BOOKS AND ARTICLES

 THE NORTH CAUCASUS: MINORITIES AT A CROSSROADS. HELEN KRAG AND LARS FUNCH. 94/5 REPORT OF MINORITY RIGHTS GROUP INTERNATIONAL
THIS IS A MOST INFORMATIVE WORK ON THE CURRENT ETHNIC AND POLITICAL SITUATION IN THE NORTH CAUCASUS. MUST BE READ.

 CAUCASUS and an unholy alliance. Edited by Antero Leitzinger

 GEORGIA: FROM CHAOS TO STABILITY? by Jonathan Aves

KAITAG: TEXTILE ART FROM DAGHESTAN

LES EXILES DU CAUCASE, by Alexandre Najjar

LES GUERRES DU CAUCASE. DES TSARS A LA TCHETCHENIE, by Patrick Karam and Thibaut Mourgues

REVIEWED IN LE MONDE DIPLOMATIQUE, MARCH 1996, BY ALFONSO ARTICO

RUSSIAN LITERATURE AND EMPIRE. THE CONQUEST OF THE CAUCASUS FROM PUSHKIN TO TOLSTOY, by Susan Layton

 TCHETCHENIE. HISTOIRE D'UN CONFLIT, by Nina Bachkatov and Andrew Wilson

THE CHECHEN STRUGGLE FOR INDEPENDENCE, by Marie Bennigsen Broxup and Moshe Gammer

THE WARS OF EDUARD SHEVARDNADZE, by Carolyn M. Ekedahl and Melvin A. Goodman

TWO NEW WORKS FROM ARCHIVE EDITIONS, NORMAN ROSS PUBLISHING, Inc.

 THE GEORGIAN CHRONICLE

TRANSLATED BY ROBERT BEDROSIAN. NEW YORK, 1991.

 TRANSCAUCASIAN BOUNDARIES

REVIEWED IN LE MONDE DIPLOMATIQUE, JULY 1996, BY VICKEN CHETERIAN


PERSONAL HOME PAGES


EDRIS ABZAKH'S "CIRCASSIAN HOME PAGE" 

THIS IS AN EXCELLENT SITE THAT DEALS MAINLY WITH CIRCASSIAN CULTURE. IT IS VERY WELL DESIGNED. THERE IS AN ACTIVE CHAT ROOM AND EXTENSIVE ADDRESS LIST.
 

 OSMAN SAHIN'S HOME PAGE

 ZAWER GOGUNOKOV'S HOME PAGE

 ADIGHA ON LINE

 HARUN SAHIN'S ADYGE HOME PAGE

 SINAN'S ADIGE HOME PAGE

 JANTI'S HOME PAGE

 KHALED W. MIRZA

 LINA ALASKAR'S HOME PAGE
A WELL-DESIGNED PAGE WITH INTERESTING CIRCASSIAN PHOTOGRAPHS. STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION.


 
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