Information on the Jewish population in the Kabardino-Balkarskaya region, including their numbers, their treatment by the local population and the state protection available to them [RUS20101.E]

For information on the Jewish population in Kabardino-Balkaria, please refer to the attachments.

This response was prepared after researching publicly accessible information currently available to the DIRB within time constraints. This response is not, and does not purport to be, conclusive as to the merit of any particular claim to refugee status or asylum.


Monitor [Washington, DC]. 19 December 1994. Vol. 5, No. 25. Aleksander Frenkel. "Chechen Jews Flee to Neighboring Republic," p. 7.

_____. 22 July 1994. Vol. 5, No. 15. R. Khaziev. "Migration Problems in Kabardino-Balkaria," p. 6.

_____. 15 April 1994. Vo. 5, No. 8. Alexander Frenkel. "Increasing Emigration of Jews from Kabardino-Balkaria," pp. 2-3.

Russian Press Digest [Moscow]. 7 August 1993. Natalia Pachegina. "Everybody Feels Bad in North Caucasus, Especially Russians." (NEXIS)