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National minorities in Russia

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National minorities in Russia

  1. 1. national minorities in Russia today
  2. 2. Olga Mukhortova [email_address] http://icommunication.ru expert in Cultural Studies Advertising Russian as a foreign language
  3. 3. The main questions <ul><li>How do they live in Russia? </li></ul><ul><li>What are their problems ? </li></ul><ul><li>How do they solve their problems? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the advantages and disadvantages </li></ul><ul><li>of living in multinational Russia? </li></ul>
  4. 4. population 142.5 million s
  5. 5. A blend of cultures and religions, Russia has one of the world’s most diverse societies – as many as 160 ethnic groups live there. R oughly 80 per cent of the population is ethnic Russian
  6. 6. Tatars 5,554,601 (3.8%), Ukrainians 2,942,961 (2.0%), Bashkirs 1,673,389 (1.1%), Chuvash 1,637,094 (1.1%), Chechens 1,360,253 (0.9%), Armenians 1,130,491 (0.8%), Mordovans 843,350 (0.6%) Avars 814,473 (0.6%). Other s 13,321,012 people ( 9.2% ) of the total population
  7. 7. The rest is a mix of other ethnic groups, with the Tatars and Ukrainians making the largest minorities
  8. 8. What are the advantages of these situation for Russian citizens?
  9. 9. What kind of problems does Russia meet in its multinational life?
  10. 10. How does Russian government solve these problems?
  11. 11. Minorities can be divided into two categories: religious and linguistic minorities
  12. 12. 4 major religions are « of ficial» in Russia: Orthodox Christianity 120 000 000 Islam 14 000 000 Buddhism 900 000 Judaism 450 000
  13. 13. Russian Orthodoxy and Russian Government
  14. 14. other religions in Russia Roman Catholicism Baptists Pentecostals Lutherans other Protestant churches Old Believers Krishnaism Shamanism and other pagan beliefs
  15. 15. How do they live in Russia?
  16. 16. 1 of 5 Russians may be Muslim in 2020
  17. 17. Islam
  18. 18. Islam is the fastest growing religion in Russia why?
  19. 19. Russia has an estimated 3 million to 4 million Muslim migrants from the ex-Soviet states. Most Muslims live in the Volga-Ural region, as well as in the North Caucasus, Moscow, St. Petersburg and western Siberia.
  20. 20. Muslim communities are concentrated among minority nationalities residing between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea: Adyghe, Balkars, Chechens, Circassians, Ingush, Kabardin, Karachay, and numerous Dagestani peoples. Also, in the middle of the Volga Basin reside populations of Tatars and Bashkirs, the majority of whom are Muslims.
  21. 23. Saint Petersburg Mosque
  22. 24. Grozny Kadyrov Mosque
  23. 25. Judaism
  24. 26. Moscow Synagogue
  25. 28. Jewish Autonomous Oblast on the map of Russia
  26. 29. Berl Lazar and Putin in 2005
  27. 30. Large Choral Synanogue in St. Petersburg
  28. 31. Russian Jews are Henri Reznik Roman Abramovich Mikhail Fridman Viktor Vekselberg Boris Berezovsky Leonid Nevzlin Vladimir Gusinsky
  29. 32. Buddism
  30. 33. Ivolga monastery
  31. 34. Golden Temple Elista
  32. 37. Буддийский храм в Санкт-Петербурге Buddizm Church, SPeterburg
  33. 38. Republic of Kalmykia
  34. 39. Buryat Republic
  35. 40. Ivolginsky datsan
  36. 41. Linguistic minoroties
  37. 42. How to save and develop these languages?
  38. 43. How to save and develop these languages? <ul><li>Mass Media </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Traditions </li></ul><ul><li>Government </li></ul>
  39. 44. Yakuty Total population 456 , 288
  40. 45. Khanty Total population 28,000
  41. 46. Chukchi Total population 15,767
  42. 47. The main answers How do they live in Russia? What are their problems ? How do they solve their problems? What are the advantages and disadvantages of living in multinational Russia?
  43. 48. Olga Mukhortova http://icommunication.ru http://olga-mukhortova.livejournal.com Thank you ;)

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