Sabantuy traditionally is celebrated by Tatar farmers to mark the end of the spring farming season.
Dozens of graves in a Muslim cemetery in Tatarstan's city of Alabuga have been severely damaged by unknown vandals.
Inspired by The Atlantic's mock "World Leaders" Facebook group, RFE/RL presents a Facebook-style summary of last week's events.
Experts blame the decrease on economic crisis, although they say that there are likely more billionaires in the republic than the official statistics show, since many wealthy people do not declare their actual incomes.
An investigation has been launched against a prominent Tatar activist in the city of Chally, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
Budget revenues in the Russian republic of Tatarstan fell by almost half in the first quarter of 2009 due to the global financial crisis, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
A group of Crimean Tatars is continuing a protest action in front of the government building in the Ukrainian capital, Kyiv, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.
The World Congress of Crimean Tatars (Kurultai) has opened in the Crimean city of Bakhchisaray, RFE/RL's Ukrainian Service reports.
Ukraine's State Security Service (SBU) is asking Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) to declassify all documents regarding the deportation of the Crimean Tatars to Central Asia 65 years ago.
At least 15,000 Crimean Tatars gathered in central Simferopol to mark the 65th anniversary of their deportation and to demand linguistic and political rights.
Turkish state media have stopped printing and broadcasting interviews with Tatar nationalists after an official protest by the Russian Embassy in Ankara, RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.
The indigenous Tatar community that has lived in the Russian city of Nizhny Novgorod for centuries is concerned after local skinheads firebombed a district police department, RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service reports.