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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

Russian Bank's Ufa Branch Head Found Dead

The director of the Russian Central Commercial Bank in the capital of Russia's region of Bashkortostan, Ufa, has been found shot dead in his apartment block. More

Russian Court Sentences Man From Orenburg Region For Joining IS

The Moscow Regional Military Court has sentenced a man from the Orenburg region to 5 1/2 years in prison on terrorism charges. More

The chairman of the Mejlis, Refat Chubarov, told journalists that the Crimean Tatar council and other related bodies would move their operations to Kyiv.

Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis

A Russian-run court in Ukraine's annexed Crimean Peninsula has branded the executive council for the region's Tatar minority an extremist organization and ordered it banned. More

A meeting of the European Alliance of Tatars in Brno, Czech Republic, earlier this month. The group is "registered in Brussels but financed from [Russia]," says Lithuanian activist Adas Jakubauskas.

Europe's Tatars Resist Joining Moscow Proxy

Earlier this month, the European Alliance of Tatars held a meeting in the Czech city of Brno. Although the alliance claims to represent Tatar communities in Europe, many Tatars worry it is really controlled by Moscow. More

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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

Russian Bank's Ufa Branch Head Found Dead

The director of the Russian Central Commercial Bank in the capital of Russia's region of Bashkortostan, Ufa, has been found shot dead in his apartment block.
More

Russian Court Sentences Man From Orenburg Region For Joining IS

The Moscow Regional Military Court has sentenced a man from the Orenburg region to 5 1/2 years in prison on terrorism charges.
More

Russia Officially Bans Crimean Tatar Mejlis

A Russian-run court in Ukraine's annexed Crimean Peninsula has branded the executive council for the region's Tatar minority an extremist organization and ordered it banned.
More

Europe's Tatars Resist Joining Moscow Proxy

Earlier this month, the European Alliance of Tatars held a meeting in the Czech city of Brno. Although the alliance claims to represent Tatar communities in Europe, many Tatars worry it is really controlled by Moscow.
More
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