Power and Ethnicity in the Finno-Ugric Republics of the Russian Federation

  title={Power and Ethnicity in the Finno-Ugric Republics of the Russian Federation},
  author={Viktor Kowalev},
  journal={International Journal of Political Economy},
  pages={100 - 81}
  • Viktor Kowalev
  • Published 1 September 2000
  • Political Science
  • International Journal of Political Economy
There are more than ten Finno-Ugric peoples living within the borders of the Russian Federation. On the map, autonomous political units mark off eight of them (Khanty and Mansi are within the borders of the same district). Their share in the country's total population is a mere 3 percent. With most of these ethnicities inhabiting the European part of Russia, they have historically had very close ties to Russia's political past and its emergence as a unified state. Not represented in the country… 
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