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With Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (left) blaming Islamic education campaigner Fethullah Gulen (right) for a failed coup this month, many believe it may be a matter of time before he begins putting pressure on the exiled preacher's teaching network in countries besides Turkey.

Video In Wake Of Blown Coup, Turkey Takes Global Aim At Gulen Movement

As Turkey cracks down hard on perceived enemies like the Gulen movement at home, it also looks set to escalate the controversy over the global Islamic education movement by pressing other countries to follow suit. More

Russian Dancers Stranded In Istanbul By Bombings Return Home

Fifteen Russian girls performing with the Biserinki dance group got stranded for a day in Istanbul by the airport suicide bombings, but flew back to Tatarstan's capital of Kazan on June 30. More

Ramil Ibragimov (right) takes a photo with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev.

Tatar Activist Under Investigation For Praising Orlando Massacre

A youth activist in Russia's Tatarstan region is under investigation for publicly supporting the mass killing of 49 people in Orlando, Florida. More

Ramil Ibragimov, head of the Union of Young Innovation Leaders, praised gunman Omar Mateen in an Instagram post the day after the June 12 attack on the Pulse nightclub in Orlando. It was the worst mass shooting in U.S. history.

Russian 'Young Leader' Outrages With Homophobic Orlando Rant

The head of a Russian NGO with ties to a regional government has triggered a firestorm with a homophobic rant that enthusiastically supported the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida -- and regretted that dozens of the wounded "didn't croak." More

Tatarstan Man Detained In Moscow On Terrorism Charges

Moscow authorities have detained a man from Russia's Tatarstan region on suspicion of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria and Iraq. More

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Video In Wake Of Blown Coup, Turkey Takes Global Aim At Gulen Movement

As Turkey cracks down hard on perceived enemies like the Gulen movement at home, it also looks set to escalate the controversy over the global Islamic education movement by pressing other countries to follow suit.
More

Russian Dancers Stranded In Istanbul By Bombings Return Home

Fifteen Russian girls performing with the Biserinki dance group got stranded for a day in Istanbul by the airport suicide bombings, but flew back to Tatarstan's capital of Kazan on June 30.
More

Tatar Activist Under Investigation For Praising Orlando Massacre

A youth activist in Russia's Tatarstan region is under investigation for publicly supporting the mass killing of 49 people in Orlando, Florida.
More

Russian 'Young Leader' Outrages With Homophobic Orlando Rant

The head of a Russian NGO with ties to a regional government has triggered a firestorm with a homophobic rant that enthusiastically supported the massacre of 49 people at a gay nightclub in Florida -- and regretted that dozens of the wounded "didn't croak."
More

Tatarstan Man Detained In Moscow On Terrorism Charges

Moscow authorities have detained a man from Russia's Tatarstan region on suspicion of recruiting fighters for the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria and Iraq.
More
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