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Crimean Tatars, Volga Germans and Meskhetians

Ann Sheehy

Crimean Tatars, Volga Germans and Meskhetians

Soviet Treatment of some national minorities.

by Ann Sheehy

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Published by Minority Rights Group in London .
Written in English


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SeriesReports -- 6.
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One estimate suggests over million people. Those deported included Volga Germans and seven nationalities grom the Crimea and the northern Caucasus were deported (the Crimean Tatars, Kalmyks, Chechens, Ingush, Balkars, Karachai, and Meskhetians. Books, arts and culture Georgian refugees Return of the Meskhetians. an independent Ukraine welcomed back the Crimean Tatars, while Volga Germans resettled in reunified Germany.

The Crimean Tatars, Volga Germans and Meskhetians: Soviet Treatment of some National Minorities. London: Minority Rights Group, Schechtman, Joseph B. European Population Transfers, Oxford: Oxford University Press, The decree in fact soon generated much impatience and unrest among the other deported Soviet peoples, including the Crimean Tatars, Kalmyks, Chechens, and Ingush. In the spring and summer of , shortly after Khrushchev’s “Secret Speech” condemning Stalin, all the remaining deported nations were freed from their places of confinement as.

However, the Meskhetians, Crimean Tatars and Volga Germans were not allowed to resettle their former homelands as, it was claimed, all had “taken root” in their new areas of residence. Even after the rehabilitation decrees (for the Germans in , the Tatars in — the Meskhetians had never been accused of collaboration), this. The Crimean Tatars, Meskhetians, and Volga Germans, however, were only partially rehabilitated and were not, for the most part, permitted to return to their homelands until after the.


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The Crimean Tatars, Volga Germans and Meskhetians: Soviet treatment of some national minorities. [Ann Sheehy]. Ann Sheehy Crimean Tatars and Volga Germans Minority Rights Group Stock image for illustration purposes only - book cover, edition or condition may vary.

Crimean Tatars and Volga Germans Ann Sheehy Quantity in stock: 1. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: New and revised ed. published in under title: The Crimean Tatars, Volga Germans and Meskhetians.

Alan W. Fisher is a professor of history and Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Letters at Michigan State University. The history of the Ottoman empire and the Turkic peoples, especially the Crimean Tatars, has been the primary focus of his studies and research/5(4).

the Meskhetians and other communities (e.g. the Hemshins, Karapapakhs, Muslim Kurds) from Georgia in particular. As the authors point out, the Meskhetians, together with the Volga Germans and Crimean Tartars, remained on the Soviet ‘blacklist’ as ethnic communities even after Nikita Khrushchev’s speech at the Twentieth Communist.

THE VOLGA GERMANS Soviet Treatment of Some National Minorities By Ann Sheehy* (Appeared as Part Two of a Report, "The Crimean Tatars, Volga Germans and Meskhetians," in the New Edition of Report No. 6 from the Minority Rights Groups36 Craven Street, London WC2N 5NG.) The Soviet Germans are much more numerous than the Crimean Tatars.

Annotation: This book is a comprehensive survey of the deportations of the Crimean Tatars, Volga German, Meskhetian Turks, Kalmyks, Ingush, Chechens, Karachai and Balkars. It includes an excellent chapter on the territorial modifications and cultural changes that erased these people from history and Size: KB.

However, even though they were released from the special settlements, the Meskhetian Turks, along with the Crimean Tatars and Volga Germans, remained in exile. Due to the secrecy of their expulsion and the politics of the Soviet Union, the deportation of the Meskhetian Turks remained relatively unknown and was subject to very little scholarly Location: Meskheti, Georgian SSR.

Although there is definitely a relationship between the Crimean Tatars and the Volga Tatars, and the two groups share much common history as Turkic groups located on the frontier of the Muslim world in Russia-dominated Eurasia, the two groups are. Thus, whereas most of the punished people regained their political rights and were authorized to return to their former homelands, Crimean Tatars, as well as Volga Germans and Turk-Meskhetians, were sentenced to a prolonged exile.

Williams' book covers all the historical periods, and while some periods are necessarily touched upon briefly (I'm still waiting for a specialist study of the Crimean Tatars during the Civil War, for instance), this book's strengths are the deportation, Crimean Tatar life in exile, and the plight of the returned Tatars in by: 2.

The Crimean Tatars controlled the Crimean Khanate from towhen Crimea was annexed by the Russian Empire as a target of Russian the 14th century, most of the Turkic-speaking population of Crimea had adopted Islam, following the conversion of Ozbeg Khan of the Golden was the longest surviving state of the Golden Horde.

They often engaged in conflicts with Moscow Location: Crimean Peninsula. Only when Russia conquered the Volga Tatars and began to absorb the Ukraine and compete with Poland for the steppes were the Crimean Tatars targeted.

In the late s, Crimean Tatar. Joseph Stalin's forcible resettlement of over million people, mostly Muslims, during and after World War II is now viewed by many human rights experts in Russia as one of his most drastic genocidal acts.

Volga Germans and seven nationalities of Crimea and the northern Caucasus were deported: the Crimean Tatars, Kalmyks, Chechens, Ingush, Balkars, Karachai, and Meskhetians. Crimean Tatars (Crimean Tatar: qırımtatarlar, къырымтатарлар), or Crimeans (Crimean Tatar: qırımlar, къырымлар), are a Turkic ethnic group and nation, who are an indigenous people of formation of Crimean Tatars occurred during the 13th–17th centuries, primarily from Cumans that appeared in Crimea in the 10th century, with strong contributions from all Crimea:In the same year, Khrushchev delivered his famous XX Party Congress address denouncing Stalin.

All the deported groups were rehabilitated at this time except for the Crimean Tatars, Meskhetian Turks, and Volga Germans. A decree absolving the Tatars of mass treason was not issued until The Crimean Khanate (Crimean Tatar: Qırım Hanlığı قرم خانلغى ‎ or Qırım Yurtu, قرم يورتى ‎) was a Turkic state existing from tothe longest-lived of the Turkic khanates that succeeded the empire of the Golden ished by Hacı I Giray inthe Crimean khans were the patrilineal descendants of Toqa Temür, thirteenth son of Jochi and grandson Capital: Eski Qırım, Bağçasaray.

The Crimean Tatars, Meskhetians and Volga Germans continued to be denied the right to return. However, under a special arrangement with the German government, Soviet Germans were allowed to emigrate to Germany, and given assistance to do so (travel costs, and.

Unlike some of the deported Soviet peoples of the period, such as the Chechens, Ingush, and Kalmyks, the ethnic Germans and others, including the Crimean Tatars and the Meskhetian Turks, never received the opportunity to restore their previous national and cultural status in the USSR.

ENDNOTES. The majority of Volga Tatars are Kazan Tatars. They form the bulk of the Tatar population of Tatarstan. Traditionally, they inhabit the left bank of Volga river. Khazar invasions forced the Bulgars, Turkic people, to migrate from the Azov steppes to the Middle Volga and lower Kama region during the first half of the eighth century.

In the period of 10th–13th centuries, Turkic peoples Kazakhstan: ,Volga Germans and seven nationalities of Crimea and the northern Caucasus were deported: the Crimean Tatars, Kalmyks, Chechens, Ingush, Balkars, Karachai, and Meskhetians.

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