The deportation of the Karachays

@article{CominsRichmond2002TheDO,
  title={The deportation of the Karachays},
  author={Walter Comins-Richmond},
  journal={Journal of Genocide Research},
  year={2002},
  volume={4},
  pages={431 - 439}
}
The Karachays, and their close relatives the Balkars, have a long and complex history in the North Caucasus region. As Turkic-speaking peoples surrounded by Caucasian and Iranian speakers, their genesis has attracted much scholarly attention, but to date all that has been deŽ nitively established is that the Karachays and the Balkars are among the most ancient of the Caucasian peoples. Quite probably they are the survivors of a much larger Turkic group that was conquered by the Mongols in the… Expand
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