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Güljanat Kurmangaliyeva Ercilasun

). 2 The Kyrgyz term 603 yu (boz üy) literally means a 'grey house' and is a portable, felt- covered tent, used by the nornads of Central Asia, in other words yurt or yurta. 3 The 'Great Patriotic War' refers to a period which starts with the German Nazi invasion of the USSR on 22 June 1941 and ends

Nikolai Ssorin-Chaikov

Harvard project (1952), was formally attached to British intelligence working with the German prisoners of war, and published on Nazi personality traits and Rudolf Hess (Dicks 1950; Rees, Dicks, et al. 1947; see also Kecskemeti and Leites 1945). 7 GAEAO, f. 2, op. 1, d. 4, l. 217. 8 GAEAO, f. 2, op. 1, d

V. A. Shnirelman

heritage of Nazi Germany and adapt it to the contemporary Russian situation have been adopted, not only by the ultra-nationalist Russian press, but also by such popu- lar general journals as Chudesa I Priklyucheniya, Svet, Priroda I Chelovek and Nauka I Religiya . Even well-known intellectuals such as K

Gulnar Kendirbai

, was not ethnic but class-oriented. Behind the adopted official formulas, however, were not only real facts, illustrating the Kazak republic’s striking economic and social achievements, but also its population’s common contribu- tion to the defeat of Nazi Germany in the Second World War. Qonaev

Viktor Shnirelman

ideologists, following the German geopoliticians, also argued that the main trend of human evolution was the enlargement of the state, the Eurasian polity being the ideal. 17 A complex ideological construction had to underpin the main Eurasian- ist strategy for the development of such a state in political

Hildegard Diemberger

Italian missionaries who had left their correspondence and travel accounts; the Hungarian Csoma de Ko˝rös’ pioneering description of Tibetan language and literature based on his fieldwork in Ladakh; the German missionary H.A. Jaeschke’s detailed dictionary published in 1881; works by the American diplomat

Dmitry Shlapentokh

, this comparison is made just to emphasise jihadists’ moral repul- siveness, neither to analyse their programmes nor to find to what de- gree their ideological paradigms, indeed, have any similarity or lack of similarity with fascism/Nazism. There is also much misconception in explaining the jihadists

the militaristic novels of Nazi Germany, Der Adler failed to fulfill its mission. In the epigraph to the first chapter of Der Adler, the passage xulā- mē āxā Kurdistān does not mean “a slave of the agha Kurdistan”, as suggested by the author (p. 162, fn. 1), but “a slave of the land of Kurdistan”, āxā

Babak Rezvani

allegations of having collaborated or sympathised with Nazi Germany. The ethno-political situation in the mountainous Caucasus has al- ways been turbulent, including continuous resistance, re-emerging from time to time after the periods of reconciliation and peace. Even in the 18th century, the North

Sargis Mamikonian

earliest expressions of anti-Semitism in Iraq were registered in the late 1930s, when the German agents oper- ating inside the country had provoked pro-Nazi sentiments. 18 16 L. Minc, Kto takie lakluxi ? (www.jewish.ru/history/jeworld/9012.asp). 17 Brauer, op. cit. : 48. 18 H. M. Sachar, A History of