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Crimean Tatar Leader Receives Turkey's Highest State Order

The veteran leader of Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Dzhemilev, has received Turkey's highest state award. More

Crimean Tatars listen to a sermon in the Khan Chair mosque in Bakhchisaray, near Simferopol.

Russia Tries To Win Over Crimean Tatars

The Kremlin has stepped up efforts to win over Crimean Tatars ahead a referendum on March 16 on whether the Black Sea peninsula should become part of Russia. More

WATCH: Crimean Tatars Say They Don't Want To Join A Police State

Fear Rife Among Crimea's Minority Tatar Population

Tatars in the central Crimean town of Bakhchysaray -- once the cultural center and seat of government for Crimean Tatars -- say their community is being intimidated by pro-Russia thugs who are trying to either scare them into fleeing the region, or to provoke a violent backlash. More

Former Tatar Justice Minister's Son Placed Under House Arrest

A son of the former justice minister of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan has been placed under house arrest. More

Tatarstan's President Rustam Minnikhanov (right) in Simferopol on March 5.

Tatar President Signs Crimea Agreement

The president of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, and the pro-Russian prime minister of Ukraine's Crimea, Serhiy Aksyonov, have signed an agreement on cooperation. More

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Crimean Tatar Leader Receives Turkey's Highest State Order

The veteran leader of Crimean Tatars, Mustafa Dzhemilev, has received Turkey's highest state award.
More

Russia Tries To Win Over Crimean Tatars

The Kremlin has stepped up efforts to win over Crimean Tatars ahead a referendum on March 16 on whether the Black Sea peninsula should become part of Russia.
More

Fear Rife Among Crimea's Minority Tatar Population

Tatars in the central Crimean town of Bakhchysaray -- once the cultural center and seat of government for Crimean Tatars -- say their community is being intimidated by pro-Russia thugs who are trying to either scare them into fleeing the region, or to provoke a violent backlash.
More

Former Tatar Justice Minister's Son Placed Under House Arrest

A son of the former justice minister of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan has been placed under house arrest.
More

Tatar President Signs Crimea Agreement

The president of Russia's Republic of Tatarstan, Rustam Minnikhanov, and the pro-Russian prime minister of Ukraine's Crimea, Serhiy Aksyonov, have signed an agreement on cooperation.
More
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