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“Exceptional Boon”. The Russian colonization of Tyva: When did it start and how did it unfold?
  • Dankhaiaa Khovalyg
“Exceptional Boon”. The Russian colonization of Tyva: When did it start and how did it unfold?
Dankhaiaa Khovalyg discusses the main stages of the Russian colonization of Tyva in a joint material by “Beda” and “Feminist Translocalities”
  • histories
  • 16.05.2024
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Multan case. What does being a “foreigner” mean in the Russian Empire?
  • Maria Vyatchina
Multan case. What does being a “foreigner” mean in the Russian Empire?
The “Multan case”, initiated in 1892, took its place among numerous false accusations of blood libel and once again demonstrated how the Russian Empire treats ethnic minorities. Accused of the ritual murder of a Russian peasant, the Udmurts endured torture and spent several years in prison until, thanks to the intervention of human rights activists and wide publicity, they received a well-deserved acquittal. In addition to interrogation methods inherited by today's Russia, an ethnographer approaching his work from pro-imperial position also played an essential role in the prosecution.
  • histories
  • 10.11.2022
  • People, not territories
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Who are the Erzya and what is Erzyan Mastor?
  • Waldo
  • Feminist Translocalities
Who are the Erzya and what is Erzyan Mastor?
Beda & Feminist Translocalities present to you Valdo's text, in which he traces the history of the Erzya, a Finno-Ugric ethnic group in Russia's Volga region, from the beginning of the 12th century subjected to brutal colonization, forced russification and attempts to erase their culture. Who are the Erzyas and how did Erzyan Mastor survive colonization by the Russian empire, the Soviet Union and modern Russia?
  • histories
  • 04.07.2022
  • People, not territories
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