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About Mikail Kaplan

Mikhail Kaplan is a journalist living in Makhachkala, Dagestan.

Articles by Mikail Kaplan

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Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

How Russian state pressure on regional languages is sparking civic activism in the North Caucasus

New legislation that makes studying minority languages voluntary in Russian schools comes as signs of decreasing usage emerge. RU

Seventy years on, the Kumyk people in Dagestan are still fighting territorial claims

In Russia's North Caucasus, wartime deportations influence the complex relations between ethnic groups to this day. RU

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