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Stuart Kaufman

identifications are always to some extent arbitrary. Serbs and Croats, for example, share a language but count each other as enemies on religious and historical grounds. Abkhazians, in contrast, though divided religiously, make common cause against the linguistically different Georgians, and ally with Russia to do so even though Russia was the perpetrator of Abkhazia’s great historical tragedy, an ethnic cleansing campaign in the late nineteenth century. What matters is the degree to which ethnic or nationalist myths justify hostility against other groups. Nationalist Serbs

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