Abazashta

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Абазашта
Type general
Format broadsheet
Owner(s) parliament and government of Karachay–Cherkessia
Editor F.K. Kulova
Language Abaza
Headquarters pl. Kirova, 23
Cherkessk
Circulation 3850
Website http://abazashta.smi09.ru/

Abazashta (Abaza: Абазашта) is the only newspaper published in the Azabin language in the Karachay–Cherkess Republic of the Russian Federation. It is published twice a week.

Abazin texts were originally published in the Cherkess language newspaper Черкес плъыж; in 1938, the Abazin newspaper Черкес плъыж was founded, later renamed to Коммунизм алашара (Light of Communism); it received its current designation in 1991.