Tatarstan's Economy Ministry has forecaste an 18 percent GDP decrease in 2009, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
The chairwoman of the Milli Mejlis, a self-proclaimed pan-Tatar parliament, says she will go on a hunger strike if Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) continues to pressure her.
Tatarstan's deputy mufti says he hopes U.S. relations with the Muslim world will improve under President Barack Obama.
People in the Russian republic of Tatarstan are divided on the issue of removing Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin's monument from the center of Kazan on the 85th anniversary of his death.
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.
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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.