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CircassianWorld Website Updated and Renewed

The Circassian World (CW) website was created in February 2005. The website has been offline since August 2013 and now, as of 1 January 2018, it is back online with an updated format to take up from where it left off. One of CW’s most important goals has been to create an informative resource website for Circassians and non-Circassians, who wish to learn more about the heritage, culture, and history of the Adyghe and Abkhaz people.

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Circassian gardens – the 8th Wonder of the World?

Darya Kezina | RBTH -- Scientists in the Republic of Adygea, a province in south Russia, are restoring old varieties of fruit trees. The project has the support of local residents, who have raised funds and want to bring the old gardens back to life.

The Circassian gardens have been around for more than 150 years, and in order to preserve this unique heritage scientists want to bring back and breed the most precious varieties of Adygea fruit trees. The list includes trees that bear apples, pears, plums, quinces, peaches, sweet cherries, walnuts, hazelnuts, and chestnuts.

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Our Cherkes Ancestors, by Yale Wolf Richmond

From Berezna and Krupa to Boston: The Beggelman and Karas Families and Their Roots

Washington, DC (October 2012)

Yale Wolf Richmond, who was a Cultural Attache at the US embassy in Moscow in late 1960s, author of many books. Chapter 19 and other chapters in the whole book are very moving stories about families from Kelmentsy, Brichany, Lipkany, Khotin uezd and other places. 

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