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Estonia celebrated Independence Day

On 24 February, the Republic of Estonia celebrated its 106th anniversary.

28.02.2024

The State Council of the Komi Republic rejected use of Komi in sittings

Viktor Vorobyov, a deputy to the State Council of the Komi Republic and a representative of the Communist Party, submitted a draft law to the State Council’s Legislative Committee to allow the use of the Komi language in parliament.

24.02.2024

Komi-Permyak Literary Language Day celebrated with postcards and dictation

The Komi-Permyak Literary Language Day is celebrated on February 17 by decree of the Governor of Perm Krai since 2010. As has become customary, a number of events and activities are organised on the occasion to promote the Komi-Permyak language.

23.02.2024

Court refused to recognise Mansi

The second-instance court of the Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug refused to recognise a resident of Urai town and her children as representatives of the Mansi.

22.02.2024

International Pelmeni Day celebrated in Udmurtia

The Udmurt Republic has been celebrating World Pelmeni Day for the past ten years, as according to some, Udmurtia is the homeland of the pelmeni dumplings. This year’s festival took place again from 5-10 February. In Udmurt, ‘pelnyany’ means ‘ear bread’, and in the city of Izhevsk, a monument of several metres in height has been erected to the dumplings.

21.02.2024

Mari director and cultural figure Vasili Pekteyev celebrated his 70th birthday

On 23 January, the Mari director of the Mari National Theatre turned 70 years. A festival of his plays will begin in February in honour of the significant date.

15.02.2024

Karelian Electoral Commission refuses to use Karelian and Veps languages

On the eve of the presidential elections in the Russian Federation on 19 March, the initiative group ‘Karelian language to be given official status’ wrote an open letter to the local electoral commission proposing that the ballot papers be in Karelian and Veps.

15.02.2024