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Latest Tatar-Bashkir News

Crimean Tatar Leader Urges Savchenko To Stop Hunger Strike

Veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev has called on Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko to end her hunger strike in a Russian jail. More

Crimea's Former Deputy Prime Minister Suspected of Theft

A former deputy prime minister of Crimea's Russia-backed government is suspected of theft. More

Crimean Tatar Leader's Detention Extended

A court in Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, has prolonged the pretrial detention for a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis. More

Russian Supreme Court Upholds Head-Scarf Ban In Mordovia's Schools

The Russian Supreme Court is due on February 11 to hear an appeal against a regional government ruling that bans head scarves for schoolgirls. More

A court in Kazan sentenced 27-year-old Raif Mustafin to three years and 10 months in prison for fighting in a militant group in Syria.

Radicalization Fears Grow In Tatarstan After Locals Convicted For Fighting In Syria

The arrests and recent convictions of two men from Russia's predominantly Sunni Muslim Republic of Tatarstan for fighting in Syria, possibly with the Islamic State (IS) militant group, has raised concerns that extremism could be on the rise in the region. More

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Crimean Tatar Leader Urges Savchenko To Stop Hunger Strike

Veteran Crimean Tatar leader Mustafa Dzhemilev has called on Ukrainian pilot Nadia Savchenko to end her hunger strike in a Russian jail.
More

Crimea's Former Deputy Prime Minister Suspected of Theft

A former deputy prime minister of Crimea's Russia-backed government is suspected of theft.
More

Crimean Tatar Leader's Detention Extended

A court in Crimea’s capital, Simferopol, has prolonged the pretrial detention for a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis.
More

Russian Supreme Court Upholds Head-Scarf Ban In Mordovia's Schools

The Russian Supreme Court is due on February 11 to hear an appeal against a regional government ruling that bans head scarves for schoolgirls.
More

Crimean Authorities Place More Activists In Pretrial Detention

A court in Crimea has jailed a local resident, Oleksandr Kostenko, on charges of attacking a Ukrainian security officer in Kyiv during the February 2014 protests in Kyiv against pro-Russian President Viktor Yanukovych.
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