Support for Separatism in Ethnic Republics of the Russian Federation

  title={Support for Separatism in Ethnic Republics of the Russian Federation},
  author={Louk Hagendoorn and Edwin Poppe and Anca Minescu},
  journal={Europe-Asia Studies},
  pages={353 - 373}
Abstract This study examines popular support for separatism among Russians and non-Russian titular nationalities (titulars) in 10 ethnic republics of the Russian Federation: Karelia, Komi, Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, Udmurtia, Adygea, Dagestan, Kabardino-Balkaria, Sakha-Yakutia and Tuva. A survey was carried out in the urban regions of these republics in 1999 and 2000 in which 5,233 Russians and 4,703 titulars participated. We found that perceived negative inter-group relations significantly… 
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