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Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatar Mejlis Detained

Russian authorities say a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis has been detained on suspicion of organizing "mass disorder" in the regional capital, Simferopol, last year. More

Once Extremely Popular In U.S.S.R., Singer Roussos Dead At 68

World-renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in Athens at the age of 68. More

Residents Of Daghestan Celebrate Prophet Muhammad

Some 20 thousand people gathered in the capital of Russia's North Caucasus region of Daghestan -- Makhachkala, for Mevlid -- celebrations of Prophet Muhammad and his heritage. More

Russia's Grand Mufti Says Freedom Of Expression Must Have Limits

Russia's Grand Mufti Ravil Gainutdin says freedom of expression must have its limits. More

This is the second Tatarstan resident to have been sentenced for fighting in Syria following the conviction last month of Raif Mustafin (pictured, right)

Another Tatarstan Man Sentenced To Jail For Fighting in Syria

A court in Naberezhnye Chelny in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan has sentenced a local man to one year's imprisonment in a penal colony for fighting with a Chechen-led militant group in Syria. More

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Deputy Chairman of Crimean Tatar Mejlis Detained

Russian authorities say a deputy chairman of the Crimean Tatar Mejlis has been detained on suspicion of organizing "mass disorder" in the regional capital, Simferopol, last year.
More

Once Extremely Popular In U.S.S.R., Singer Roussos Dead At 68

World-renowned Greek singer Demis Roussos died in Athens at the age of 68.
More

Residents Of Daghestan Celebrate Prophet Muhammad

Some 20 thousand people gathered in the capital of Russia's North Caucasus region of Daghestan -- Makhachkala, for Mevlid -- celebrations of Prophet Muhammad and his heritage.
More

Russia's Grand Mufti Says Freedom Of Expression Must Have Limits

Russia's Grand Mufti Ravil Gainutdin says freedom of expression must have its limits.
More

Jailed Tatar Activist Starts Hunger Strike

A prominent Tatar activist who faces trial on hate-crimes charges supporters say are politically motivated has begun a hunger strike.
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