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2024

Finno-Ugric republics of Russia supported Putin once again

Three days of presidential elections in the Russian Federation are over. The people of the Finno-Ugric republics have once again backed Vladimir Putin, but this time he won a lower percentage of the vote than in the country as a whole - 87.33% in the Russian Federation.

18.03.2024

Andres Heinapuu 70

16 March was the birthday of Andres Heinapuu, one of the founders of Fenno-Ugria (1991).

18.03.2024

Mansi rapper opens studio

Rapper Yevgeny Anyamov, who records his songs in Mansi, has opened his own music studio.

13.03.2024

Book review: Ma akūb sīnda vizzõ, tūrska!

The publication introduces just over a dozen Livonian poets from the 18th century to the present day. A short biography can be found under each author.

09.03.2024

Children's animation in Nenets

The Russian children's animation series Be-be-bears ('Mi-mi-mishki' in Russian) will have several episodes translated into Nenets.

08.03.2024

Competition for Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2025 begins

URALIC Centre together with Sukukansojen Ystävät ry and the Finnish-Hungarian Society announced the beginning of the competition on 4 March 2024.

06.03.2024

Sacred natural sites designated in Yamalia

In the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug, signs describing sacred sites may appear. The idea was announced at a meeting of the Council of Indigenous Minorities of the North in Salekhard.

05.03.2024

Besserman villages proposed to be in list of traditional indigenous places

The deputies of the State Council of Udmurtia are planning to address the Chairman of the Government of Russia Mikhail Mishustin with a proposal to …

04.03.2024

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