Russia's top Muslim official says that people must show "courage and confidence" while facing the current economic difficulties hitting the country.
RFE/RL Ukrainian Service correspondent Irena Chalupa interviewed British historian Robert Conquest in December 2006. They talked about the "question of genocide," famine denial in the USSR, and who was worse: Stalin or Lenin?
The winner of the Miss Muslim 2008 beauty contest held in the Russian republic of Tatarstan last week says that such contests do not contradict the teachings of Islam.
Thirty-six new HIV patients were registered in Tatarstan this week. It is the most HIV patients ever to be registered in Tatarstan in one week, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir reports.
A Kremlin official has expressed concern that foreign secret services are interfering in Islamic schools in Russia.
A private oil-producing company in Tatarstan has closed due to severe financial problems.
The Russian Republic of Bashkortostan is feeling the effects of the global economic slowdown as companies close and workers are laid off.
A possible visit by Turkish President Abdullah Gul to Russia's Republic of Tatarstan is making Moscow officials uneasy, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Three men have been convicted in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan of religious extremism, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Tatar President Mintimer Shaimiev says he backs Kazan's right to build relations with Moscow based on a power-sharing treaty, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Tatneft, one of Russia's top oil producers, says it is prepared to extend its oil exploration projects in Libya, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Crowds of cheering fans poured into the streets of Kazan, the capital of Tatarstan, to celebrate Rubin Kazan's first-ever Russian soccer championship, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reported.