Circassian


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Circassian

a language or languages spoken in Circassia, belonging to the North-West Caucasian family
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The first wave of Circassian nationalist activism crystalized in the early 1990s during Boris Yeltsin's period in power.
Other non-Turkish groups like Cretans, Bosnians, Pomaks, Circassians, Dagestanis and so on have been successfully assimilated and became "good Turks.
This column isn't aimed at discussing the arguments of gay activists, Circassian exiles, Pussy Riot's human rights concerns or environmental issues.
In 1958 at the request of the Circassian community (as was done also by the Druze) all their young men were conscripted into the Israeli military.
For Circassian Circle Founder Robert Saralp, the show reflects his love of movement, shape and composition as conveyers of deep emotion.
Born in Damascus of Circassian, Turkish and Arab origin, he studied in Paris.
They were guests of honour last night to watch Jordanian army bands from the Circassian Royal Guards and the Public Security Cavalry, who are taking part in the Tattoo.
Balkars, Kumyks, Laks, and Circassian demonstrated in 2009 protesting perceived ethnic-based injustices resulting from elections, appointments, reforms, and corruption.
Meanwhile, another report published Sunday said that only 16 out of thousands of government employees in the Negev are from the Bedouin, Arab or Circassian communities, despite a government decision that by 2012 at least 10 percent of national employees be from minority populations.
During its 60 years, al-Jeel Circassian Folkloric Troupe, succeeded in introducing and preserving the Adiga art and folklore activities.
A few of his rivals have the benefit of previous experience of the bigger obstacles, notably course specialist Bywell Beau who chased home Circassian here on his fencing bow.
At 10pm, everyone in the UK will be dancing the Circassian Circle to the tune of Jamie Allen.