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Soviet Union: National Minorities in the Soviet Union

1 January 1980

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Summary

A file containing documents relating to national minorities in the Soviet Union. Subjects covered in the file include the fate of the Crimean Tatars; changes in the political leadership of Kazakhstan; a Soviet government decree on the nomadic "peoples of the north"; and coverage of the "nationalities question" in the Soviet media. Other subjects discussed in the file include the lack of knowledge in Western countries regarding the Central Asian peoples; the contradictory attitudes of the people of Tajikistan; the complex issue of the Abkhazian people in Georgia; Georgian opposition to Russification; a rapid rise in Armenian emigration to the United States; and discussion of demographic trends in the Soviet Union, with the suggestion that Central Asian peoples could become more numerous than ethnic Russians. Documents in the file include statistics for Soviet emigration to the United States.

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georgia ukraine armenia kazakhstan nationalism tajikistan united states of america turkmenistan apartheid byelorussia culture emigration languages muslims nationality race relations statistics soviet union siberia domestic politics demographics international conventions ethnic minorities crimea Soviet press Soviet republics United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Populations and Social Policy Soviet government Christopher Mallaby Douglas Hurd

Collection ID
FCO28
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Countries
Armenia
Byelorussia
Georgia
Kazakhstan
Tajikistan
Turkmenistan
Ukraine
United States of America
Department Reference
ENS 340/2
Document Type
Correspondence
Legal and Treaty Material
Print Publications
Reports
File Reference
FCO 28/4225
Identifier
10.1080/cwee.fco28.004225
Note
NATO documents in this file were removed in accordance with international agreements. The following item has been removed from this file due to copyright restrictions: TASG News: Newsletter of the Turkish/Turkic Area Study Group, 10.1979, No. 1.
Pages
88
Persons Discussed
Christopher Mallaby
Douglas Hurd
Subject Countries
Soviet Union
Themes
Domestic Politics
Populations and Social Policy

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