A large Lenin monument has been vandalized in front of Kazan State University's main building in Tatarstan's capital, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
A journalist in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan has been arrested on charges of writing extremist religious statements, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
The largest truck-building plant in Tatarstan has suspended operations until May 12.
It's no longer the "subjects of the Russian Federation" who will decide whether the language, history, or culture of their nominally dominant non-Russian ethnic entities is taught at state schools.
Some 2,000 demonstrators gathered in Ufa, the capital of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, to protest Moscow’s policy of eliminating elements of ethnically specific education, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Ethnic Tatar communities around Russia are preparing to mark Mother Tongue Day in Tatarstan on April 26.
Two Tatar youth organizations have called on Moscow to give official status to the Tatar language in Russia, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
The Uzbek Cultural Center in Kazan has held a charitable dinner for orphans and handicapped children, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
The amount of taxes collected in Tatarstan in January was 79 percent less than a year ago, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
The long-serving head of Russia's oil-producing Bashkortostan region may leave his post within weeks, a newspaper reported, but his administration has said he had no plans to step down.
A Turkish film festival called "Hello!" has opened in Kazan and will feature several prize-winning movies, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Authorities in the Russian Republic of Tatarstan are increasing security measures ahead of this weekend's parliamentary elections -- including locking up the mentally ill.