Russia
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Russia ranks among countries with a very small Sikh community. According to estimates of the community members, there are three hundred to one thousand Sikhs in the Russian Federation, which can roughly be compared to the size of the Sikh diaspora in European countries such as Finland (Jacobsen & Myrvold, 2011, 10, 40). Sikhs residing in Russia represent…

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Anna Bochkovskaya, “Russia”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Sikhism Online, Edited by: Knut A. Jacobsen, Gurinder Mann Singh, Kristina Myrvold, Eleanor Nesbitt. Consulted online on 21 February 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-2118_BESO_COM_031459>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20170712



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