Nikolay Fyodorovich Bugay Russian: Никола́й Фёдорович Буга́й (born 19 December 1941) is a Russian historian. He is Doctor of Historical Sciences, Chief Researcher at the Institute of History of the Russian Academy of Sciences, and adviser of the Department of Interethnic Relations of the Ministry of Regional Development of Russia.
Born in Starotitarovskaya, Krasnodar Krai, Bugay graduated from the Kabardino-Balkarian State University in 1968.
He has worked as a scholar in multiple universities. He published numerous academic works on Stalinist repression and Stalin's deportations of the people within the USSR (Koreans, Germans, Meskhetian Turks, Crimean Tatars etc.)
In 1996, he was awarded the title, "Honored Scientist of the Republic of Adygea", and in 2009, the Board of Starotitarovskaya rural settlement awarded him a commemorative diploma: "The title of Honorary Citizen of the village Starotitarovskaya, Temryuk district for his contribution to the history and culture of his native village."
- Депортация народов в Советском Союзе (Deportation of People in the Soviet Union), New York, 1996.
- Депортация народов Крыма: документы, факты, комментарии (Deportation of Crimean People: Documents, Facts, Commentaries), INSAN, 2002.
- Турки-месхетинцы: Грузия, Узбекистан, Россия, США (Meskhetian Turks: Georgia, Uzbekistan, Russia, USA), Center for Historical Science in Russia, 2009.
- Испытание временем: российские корейцы в оценках дипломатов и политиков : конец XX-начало XXI вв. (The Test of Time: Russian Koreans in assessments of diplomats and politicians, late 20th and early 21st centuries), 2004.