2012.05 Dmitry Berezhkov. The Itelmens of Kamchatka. Too far to RIO

Berezhkov Dmitry – Master student of the Arctic University of Norway/University of Tromsø About the Itelmens. The Itelmens are one of the smallest indigenous peoples in the world. There are 3,193 Itelmens living in Russia today and Kovran is the only one community where they form a majority of the population. Three hundred and thirty people … Continue reading 2012.05 Dmitry Berezhkov. The Itelmens of Kamchatka. Too far to RIO

2014. Price (the film about the destruction of the Shor village Kazas by coal mining companies in Kemerovo region)

The film director - Viacheslav Krechetov  - a member of the civic organisation “Revival of Kazas and the Shor people” (Kemerovo region) Kazas is a now defunct hamlet of indigenous Shor people, wholly surrounded by open cast mining sites. In the years before its final destruction, it had approximately 80 inhabitants. Before the arrival of mining, … Continue reading 2014. Price (the film about the destruction of the Shor village Kazas by coal mining companies in Kemerovo region)

2017.10 Pavel Sulyandziga Statement. 19-20 Oct. 2017. Tarty Estonia. Informal meeting of the Working Party on Human Rights (COHOM) / Council of the European Union

Tartu, Estonia 20 October Pavel Sulyandziga - the member of the UN working group on business and human rights, former first vice-president of the Russian Association of indigenous peoples of the North (RAIPON)  Ladies and Gentlemen! Dear Friends! I would like to express my immense gratitude to the leadership of Estonia for the invitation and … Continue reading 2017.10 Pavel Sulyandziga Statement. 19-20 Oct. 2017. Tarty Estonia. Informal meeting of the Working Party on Human Rights (COHOM) / Council of the European Union

2014.06 Indigenous peoples of Russia. Country profile. World Bank publication

© 2014 The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/ The World Bank 1818 H St., NW Executive Summary A popular saying holds that, “In Russia, everyone is indigenous.” Indeed, there is some truth to this statement, as most ethnic communities in today’s Russian state resided—ab origine — within its current territorial borders. Many of these communities … Continue reading 2014.06 Indigenous peoples of Russia. Country profile. World Bank publication

2017.10 Laura A. Henry. Indigenous rights in the Russian Arctic: self-determining communities or stakeholders?

Laura A. Henry is an Associate Professor of Government and Legal Studies at Bowdoin College where she teaches courses on contemporary Russian politics, Eastern Europe, the European Union, environmental politics, and social movements and civil society. When indigenous rights are not observed, communities that shift their demands from the state to the corporation may trade in … Continue reading 2017.10 Laura A. Henry. Indigenous rights in the Russian Arctic: self-determining communities or stakeholders?

2017.09 Alternative Report on the Russian Federation’s Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Connection (by Anti-discrimination Centre Memorial)

2017.09 Alternative Report on the Russian Federation Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Connection Original publication at Memorial web-page: Russian version: Memorial, Мемориал, альтернативный отчет, доклад, Комитет ООН по экономическим, социальным и культурным правам, UN treaty bodies, Договорные органы ООН, Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, OHCHR, Казас, нарушения … Continue reading 2017.09 Alternative Report on the Russian Federation’s Implementation of the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in Connection (by Anti-discrimination Centre Memorial)

2008 Tamara Semenova. Russian Indigenous Peoples of the North as Political Actors

Семенова Тамара Юрьевна - старший научный сотрудник сектора мониторинга объектов наследия РосНИИ культурного и природного наследия им. Д.С. Лихачева. Russian Indigenous Peoples of the North as Political Actors Tamara Semenova Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage Moscow Abstract Paper is an overview of the two on-going processes – one following development of the … Continue reading 2008 Tamara Semenova. Russian Indigenous Peoples of the North as Political Actors

2016.08 Berezhkov Dmitry. In the Country of Volcanoes

Berezhkov Dmitry - master student of Arctic University of Norway (University of Tromsø) In the Country of Volcanoes. The triannual journal of the International Collective in Support of Fishworkers ISCF. №74, August 2016 (p. 8-11)    2016.08 Berezhkov Dmitry. In the Country of Volcanoes.pdf Original publication at ISCF web-page: Kamchatka, fishing, salmon, Itelmen, Бережков Д.В., … Continue reading 2016.08 Berezhkov Dmitry. In the Country of Volcanoes

2004.06 Land Rights for the Itelmen! Time for Moscow to put legislation protecting the indigenous inhabitants of Siberia into effect

The letter of the international campaign to restore the Itelmen's Territory of traditional nature use (TTNU) "Tkhsanom" (Kamchatka).  The Itelmen, a numerically small ethnic group living on the Kamchatka peninsula of Siberia, are fighting to secure land rights in order to safeguard their self-sufficient existence as salmon fishers and hunters and gatherers. The Itelmen are … Continue reading 2004.06 Land Rights for the Itelmen! Time for Moscow to put legislation protecting the indigenous inhabitants of Siberia into effect

2017.07 Parallel Information to CERD on discrimination against indigenous peoples of Russia by IWGIA, INFOE, Revival of Kazas, Greenpeace Russia, Memorial

See the full text of the Parallel Information to CERD on discrimination against indigenous peoples of Russia by IWGIA, INFOE, Revival of Kazas, Greenpeace Russia, Memorial in pdf: Russian version: Шорцы, Казас, Кечимов С.В., Ханты, Алмазы Анабара, Yamal-LNG, УК “Южная”, Нумто, Rohr-Johannes, UN, Parallel Information, CERD, Submission, ООН, КЛРД, отчет, параллельный, Гринпис, Мемориал, Greenpeace, Memorial, INFOE, IWGIA, discrimination, foreign agents harassments, … Continue reading 2017.07 Parallel Information to CERD on discrimination against indigenous peoples of Russia by IWGIA, INFOE, Revival of Kazas, Greenpeace Russia, Memorial

2013.04 Barents Observer. Moscow staged RAIPON election thriller

Indigenous right activist Pavel Sulyandziga had to withdraw his candidature after pressure as Moscow and gas-hungry Yamal-Nenets Autonomous District urged the candidature of State Duma deputy from United Russia Gregory Ledkov. By Thomas Nilsen April 03, 2013 The 7th congress of indigenous peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East took place in Salekhard … Continue reading 2013.04 Barents Observer. Moscow staged RAIPON election thriller

2017.02 Submission to the UK Government on Coal-out action plan by Arctic Consult & Revival of Kazas

Submission to the UK Government. Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. Regarding the Open consultation: “Coal generation in Great Britain: The pathway to a low-carbon future”. Submitted by Myski local civic organization “Revival of Kazas and the Shor people” Address: ul. Olimpiiskya 4-33, 652840, Myski, Kemerovskaya oblast, Russian Federation, e-Mail: tanntol@mail.ru Arctic Consult Address: … Continue reading 2017.02 Submission to the UK Government on Coal-out action plan by Arctic Consult & Revival of Kazas

2017 Russian Laws on Indigenous Issues – Guarantees, Communities, Territories of Traditional Land Use

April 30, 1999, No. 82-ФЗ, Federal Law “On the Guarantees of the Rights of the Indigenous Small-Numbered Peoples of the Russian Federation” 20 July, 2000, Но. 104-FZ, Federal Law “On General Principles of Organization the Indigenous Small-Numbered Peoples’ Communities of the North, Siberia and Far East of the Russian Federation” May 7, 2001, No. 49-FZ, Federal … Continue reading 2017 Russian Laws on Indigenous Issues – Guarantees, Communities, Territories of Traditional Land Use

2017.05 / The response by Petropavlovsk PLC

Business and Human Rights Resource Centre 2nd Floor 2-8 Scrutton Street London EC2A 4RT 24 May 2017 / Re:  Articles Published on Business and Human Rights Website To whom it may concern, We write in response to accusations published on your website regarding Mr Sergey Savelievich Nikiforov, former head of the Evenki village, Ivanovskoye (Amur … Continue reading 2017.05 / The response by Petropavlovsk PLC

2016.01 / Tatiana Degai. Indigenous Languages: Preservation and Revitalization: Articles 13, 14 and 16 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Ms. Tatiana Degai is an Itelmen woman and the youth coordinator of "Tkhsanom," the Council of the Itelmens of Kamchatka, Russia. She is a PhD candidate in American Indian Studies at the University of Arizona and holds a Master of Arts in anthropology from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. In Kamchatka she works at the … Continue reading 2016.01 / Tatiana Degai. Indigenous Languages: Preservation and Revitalization: Articles 13, 14 and 16 of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

2017.04 / Tulaeva S., Tysiachniouk M. Global Standards and Benefit Sharing among Russian and Transnational Oil Companies on Sakhalin Island

Svetlana Tulaeva (University of Lapland and Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration) and Maria Tysiachniouk (Centre for Independent Social Research, St. Petersburg, Russia and Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University, Netherlands) / Abstract This article compares benefit sharing arrangements set up between indigenous people and Russian and transnational oil companies. It demonstrates … Continue reading 2017.04 / Tulaeva S., Tysiachniouk M. Global Standards and Benefit Sharing among Russian and Transnational Oil Companies on Sakhalin Island

2017.04 / Participation in Benefit-Sharing Arrangements in the Komi Republic

by Minna Pappila, Soili Nysten-Haarala & Ekaterina Britcyna About the Authors: Professor Soili-Nysten Haarala is a leading expert in Russian law in Finland. Her current research interests are natural resource governance and proactive law. She works at the University of Lapland, faculty of law as well as part-time at Luleå University of Technology in Sweden. … Continue reading 2017.04 / Participation in Benefit-Sharing Arrangements in the Komi Republic

2016.12 / Pavel Sulyandziga. Government & businesses interests silencing Russia’s indigenous peoples

Pavel Sulyandziga - Russian politician, human rights activist, one of the leaders of the Russian indigenous peoples' movement, member of the UN Working Group on business & human rights, Ph.D. in Economics, professor emeritus of the UNESCO Department of the Novosibirsk State University.  The article was originally published at the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre … Continue reading 2016.12 / Pavel Sulyandziga. Government & businesses interests silencing Russia’s indigenous peoples

2017.04 / Maria Tysiachniouk. Benefit Sharing Arrangements in the Russian North and Alaska

Dr. Maria Tysiachniouk chairs the Department of Environmental Sociology at the Centre for Independent Social Research in St. Petersburg and works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Environmental Policy Group at Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Abstract. As part of a recent study, we investigated benefit sharing arrangements between oil companies and indigenous communities in several … Continue reading 2017.04 / Maria Tysiachniouk. Benefit Sharing Arrangements in the Russian North and Alaska

2017.04 / IWGIA. Indigenous World 2017. Russian Federation

The International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs Yearbook. April 2017. Authors:  Olga Murashko is a Russian anthropologist and one of the co-founders of the former IWGIA Moscow. She works as a consultant for the Centre for the Support of Indigenous Peoples of the North (CSIPN). Johannes Rohr is a German historian who has been working … Continue reading 2017.04 / IWGIA. Indigenous World 2017. Russian Federation

2016.02 / Hope floats at heavenly lake (an article about Numto natural park in KHMAO by Elena Sakirko)

Greenpeace. Russia. Blogpost by Elena Sakirko and Konstantin Fomin - 23 February, 2016. / This month the fate of a Russian jewel will be decided in a small town in Western Siberia. The town is Beloyarsky and the jewel is the Numto nature preserve. The oil company Surgutneftegas already extracts oil from the park but … Continue reading 2016.02 / Hope floats at heavenly lake (an article about Numto natural park in KHMAO by Elena Sakirko)

2016.12 / Bringing Indigenous Kamchatka to Google Earth Collaborative Digital Mapping with the Itelmen Peoples

Brian Thom, Benedict J. Colombi, and Tatiana Degai. Bringing Indigenous Kamchatka to Google Earth Collaborative Digital Mapping with the Itelmen Peoples. Published (Print) 01 Dec 2016, Research Article, Pages: 1–30 / Abstract.  Indigenous peoples in the Russian Far East are engaged in vibrant cultural and linguistic resurgence and revitalization through their community and regional organizations. Through the activities of these organizations, a … Continue reading 2016.12 / Bringing Indigenous Kamchatka to Google Earth Collaborative Digital Mapping with the Itelmen Peoples

2007.09 / Kärg Kama. Spaces of Indigeneity within the West Siberian Oil Industry: The Case of Salym Petroleum Development

Kärg Kama. Spaces of Indigeneity within the West Siberian Oil Industry: The Case of Salym Petroleum Development. MSc dissertation in Nature, Society and Environmental Policy. University of Oxford. Centre for the Environment. September 2007 /  In West Siberia, multinational oil corporations are about to introduce new policies into the industry’s relations with local indigenous minorities. In studying the case … Continue reading 2007.09 / Kärg Kama. Spaces of Indigeneity within the West Siberian Oil Industry: The Case of Salym Petroleum Development

2014.03 / Berezhkov D. New Political Realities for the Indigenous Movement in Russia

Dmitry Berezhkov, UiT Master Student and Former Vice-President of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East (RAIPON). FDCIP 2013, Tromsø, Norway, October 2013 / The definition of “indigenous” without the numerical qualification does not exist in Russian legislation. So according to the Russian law, the term “Indigenous small-numbered peoples … Continue reading 2014.03 / Berezhkov D. New Political Realities for the Indigenous Movement in Russia

2010 / Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples rights. Situation of indigenous peoples in the Russian Federation

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people, James Anaya. Situation of indigenous peoples in the Russian Federation. 2010 /  This report follows a visit to the Russian Federation by the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights and fundamental freedoms of indigenous people, and … Continue reading 2010 / Report of the UN Special Rapporteur on indigenous peoples rights. Situation of indigenous peoples in the Russian Federation

2014.11 / Berezhkov D. Why the Russian Government shuts down RAIPON – background article

By Dmitry Berezhkov, Vice President of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North, Siberia and the Far East (RAIPON) November 28, 2012 / The activities of the Russian Association of Indigenous Peoples of the North (RAIPON), a Russia-wide public non-governmental organization, were halted on November 1, 2012, by Resolution Number 2332-r of the … Continue reading 2014.11 / Berezhkov D. Why the Russian Government shuts down RAIPON – background article

2015.04 / Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination regarding Shor communities in Kemerovo Oblast

This submission has been jointly prepared by the civic organisation “Revival of Kazas and the Shor people”, representing displaced villagers of Kazas in Kemerovo oblast, Russian Federation, together with IWGIA, the International Work Group for Indigenous Affairs, an NGO in special consultative status with ECOSOC, based in Copenhagen, Denmark and the Institute for Ecology and … Continue reading 2015.04 / Submission to the Committee on the Elimination of all Forms of Racial Discrimination regarding Shor communities in Kemerovo Oblast