135 Days to the Circassian Genocide 150th year Commemoration
12 July 1860, a communiqué from Evdokimov to Orbeliani about providing information on the deportation proceedings and how it’s inappropriate to retain a single Kabardian of those who wish to leave to Turkey.
- Wishing to be able to have specific and comprehensive information as possible, about the situation that is currently in concern in which there is now a case of relocation of residents -entrusted to your district-to Turkey. I appeal to you and I deeply appreciate your informing me exactly on the number of families who recently proceeded to Turkey and whether there are still more wishing to leave together with the fanatics who will be uprooted and what are their numbers. I also think that it is my duty to request Your Excellency not to delay the departure of any of the natives who wish to leave urgently, and to be granted pass cards unhindered…
A CT CBD, f. 2, Op. A, d 465, n. 30.