The Avars (Avar: аварал / магIарулал, avaral / maⱨarulal; "moun... -
avar people (caucasus)

The Avars (Avar: аварал / магIарулал, avaral / maⱨarulal; "moun...

wikipedia - 13 Nov 2016
The Avars (Avar: аварал / магIарулал, avaral / maⱨarulal; "mountaineers") constitute a Caucasus native ethnic group, the most predominant of several ethnic groups living in the Russian republic of Dagestan. The Avars reside in a region known as the North Caucasus between the Black and Caspian Seas. Alongside other ethnic groups in the North Caucasus region, the Caucasian Avars live in ancient villages located approximately 2,000 m above sea level. The Avar language spoken by the Caucasian Avars belon
avar people (caucasus)

Will the war in Russia's North Caucasus ever end?

Open Democracy - 28 Aug 2018
It has a combined population of nearly 10 million people representing several dozen ethnicities. The largest of these, according to the 2010 census, are Chechens (1,335,857), Avars (865,348), Circassians (Kabardians and Circassians – 564,226), Dargins ...
avar people (caucasus)

Kadyrov's Evolving Role In A Chechen-Avar Standoff In Daghestan

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 26 Jul 2017
Chechen Republic head Ramzan Kadyrov appears to have capitalized on Daghestani authorities' perceived failure to address grievances that led to a brawl between Chechens and Avars last month in order to cast Chechnya's controversial parliamentary ...
avar people (caucasus)

Who did fight for liberation of Bulgaria in 1877-1878?

Modern Diplomacy - 18 Mar 2018
Though the numbers of deaths in the Bosnia- Herzegovina conflict in former Yugoslavia are not known precisely, most sources agree that the estimates of deaths vary between 150,000 to 200,000 and displaced more than two million people. During the ...
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The Many Languages of Islam in the Caucasus

LobeLog - 10 Nov 2017
Alongside the different legal schools, Islam in the Caucasus is exceptionally multilingual. The languages of the Islam here include but are not limited to Azeri, Georgian, Russian, Chechen, Avar, Dargin, Qumyq, Lak, and Lezgi. Although the many ...
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FGM Uncovered in Georgia

Institute for War and Peace Reporting - 04 Nov 2016
Georgians generally know very little about the Avar community, a native ethnic group in the Caucasus that was historically based in the mountainous part of the Russian republic of Dagestan. As a result of trade relations with the neighbouring Georgian ...
avar people (caucasus)

The Eagle, the Bear, and the Fighter

Bloody Elbow - 02 Mar 2017
Surrounded by his usual entourage of Caucasus-born fighters and fellow Russian UFC competitors, Khabib arrived at the high-class hotel in a snow white Rolls Royce Phantom, gifted to him by Kazakh oligarchs for the duration of his stay in Almaty. Those ...
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Dagestani Dynasty

Bloody Elbow - 19 Mar 2015
A predominant ethnic group in Dagestan, the Avar people have several thousand years worth of history in the Caucasian region and have produced notable figures throughout that period. Among them are renowned poets, writers, a Soviet Union war hero, ...
avar people (caucasus)

The Lone Chechen Whistleblower Talks

Daily Beast - 09 Dec 2016
MOSCOW—Deep wrinkles covered Ramazan Dzhalaldinov's face. His big, sad eyes under the glasses were swimming in bitterness. But in spite of the story he told about living in hell these last seven months, the 56-year-old man did not appear to be broken.
avar people (caucasus)

Zaqatala, a paradise on Earth [PHOTO]

AzerNews - 26 Aug 2018
Azerbaijan's hazelnut capital Zaqatala is located in the northwestern part of Azerbaijan, on the southern slopes of the Major Caucasus mountains. The highest point is Guton mountain (3648 m). Climate at the plain is warm, in mountains ...
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BBG Honors RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty - 17 May 2013
The journalists of RFE/RL's North Caucasus Service have been honored for their "bravery, dedication and service to the people of Russia's North Caucasus region" by the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG). ...

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