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Russian Court Starts Hearings Against Dzhemilev's Son

A court in the Russian city of Krasnodar has started hearings into the case against a son of veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev. More

Putin Creates State Agency To Oversee Ethnic Issues

Russian President Vladimir Putin has decreed the creation of a federal agency to oversee ethnic issues in the huge, multiracial country. More

Crimean Tatar TV Channel, Affiliates Stop Operating

The only television channel broadcasting in the Crimean Tatar language on the annexed Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea has stopped functioning along with its affiliates. More

Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure

A senior leader of the Crimean Tatar community says he is urging members of the Muslim minority to remain on the Black Sea peninsula despite worsening conditions following Russia's takeover a year ago. More

Building Owner Arrested Over Deadly Russian Shopping Mall Fire

The head of the company that owned the building housing a shopping center damaged in a deadly fire in the Russian city of Kazan last week as been arrested. More

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Russian Court Starts Hearings Against Dzhemilev's Son

A court in the Russian city of Krasnodar has started hearings into the case against a son of veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev.
More

Putin Creates State Agency To Oversee Ethnic Issues

Russian President Vladimir Putin has decreed the creation of a federal agency to oversee ethnic issues in the huge, multiracial country.
More

Crimean Tatar TV Channel, Affiliates Stop Operating

The only television channel broadcasting in the Crimean Tatar language on the annexed Ukrainian peninsula of Crimea has stopped functioning along with its affiliates.
More

Leader Hopes Crimean Tatars Will Stay, Despite Pressure

A senior leader of the Crimean Tatar community says he is urging members of the Muslim minority to remain on the Black Sea peninsula despite worsening conditions following Russia's takeover a year ago.
More

Building Owner Arrested Over Deadly Russian Shopping Mall Fire

The head of the company that owned the building housing a shopping center damaged in a deadly fire in the Russian city of Kazan last week as been arrested.
More
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