Dynamics of interethnic relations and ethnic stereotypes in the Republic of Tuva
Dr. Sci. (Hist.), Advanced Research Fellow, Senior Researcher at the Department of History of Orient, the Institute of Oriental Studies of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia firstname.lastname@example.org
Dr. Sci. (Econ.), Chief Researcher, the Tuvinian Institute for Exploration of Natural Resources of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Kyzyl, Russia email@example.com
The paper analyses соntemporary interethnic situation in Tuva. Results of 2010 survey among the population of the Republic and an 2013 expert poll show a rather quiet interethnic climate in the region, while, at the same time, state presence of latent tensions in relations among two basic ethnoi – Tuvans and Russians. It was also found out that a set of socio-economic promblems affects negatively relationships of ethnoi inhabiting the republic, overall tolerance level and inter-ethnic stereotypes dynamics.