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In the News (Thu 27 Jun 19)

The Chuvash Republic is situated in the mid-Volga region.
An agreement was signed between the Chuvash and the Russian governments about the rebuilding of the Chuvash economy, the development of the regional agriculture and destruction of chemical weapons on Chuvash territory.
Chuvash, together with Mari, Udmurt and Tatarstan publicly declared their opposition to the Chechen war and called on their citizens to refuse to serve in the conflict.
www.unpo.org /member_profile.php?id=17   (759 words)

  Chuvash language and alphabet
Chuvash is a Turkic language with about 2 million speakers in Russia.
It is the official language of the Chuvash Republic, Чăваш Республики, which is also known as the Chuvashia, Чува́шия;, and is also spoken in Tatarstan and Bashkortostan.
Chuvash has been written with a Runic script, the Arabic alphabet, and the Cyrillic and Latin alphabets.
www.omniglot.com /writing/chuvash.htm   (143 words)

  Chuvash people Summary
In Chuvash tuka tu- or tuxat- denotes "to cast a spell or charm," and thus the tuxatmăš is the person who casts the spell; the prayer of the Muslim muezzin came to be identified with the sorcerer's incantation.
Another belief is that the Chuvash are remainders of pre-[[Bolgar](Hunnic) population of Volga Bulgaria, partly merged with Scythians, Bolgars and Mari.
Chuvashs are the third largest ethnic group in the city of Kazan (1.2%).
www.bookrags.com /Chuvash_people   (2004 words)

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