The Russian government has appointed a new Federal Security Service (FSB) chief in the Bashkortostan office, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Opposition groups in Bashkortostan are discussing a short list of possible successors to long-serving President Murtaza Rakhimov, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
The world's eyes are on Europe, where more than a dozen countries have been stripped of Russian gas supplies due to a bitter pricing dispute between Moscow and Kyiv.
Activists involved in the Milli Meilis, the self-proclaimed pan-Tatar parliament, say they were threatened by Russia's Federal Security Service officers on January 4.
Prominent Tatar opposition blogger Irek Murtazin has been hospitilized with serious injuries to his head and body after being severely beaten, RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Sixty years ago, the UN adopted a milestone document that provided impetus to the human rights movement and inspired standard-bearers of peace, equality, and justice. How is it holding up?
A guard in the Bolghar Mosque in Kazan was found shot dead this morning in an apparent robbery attempt.
Prominent Russian pop star Alsu will present her new disc, sung in the Tatar language, in Kazan on December 10, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
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.