A court in Russia's Tatarstan region has fined poet Lilia Gazizova for tearing a ballot at a polling station during the March 18 presidential election.
Russian investigators said on March 19 that they have found no evidence of foul play in the sudden death of a deputy regional health minister who was being prosecuted in Tatarstan.
The director of a private school in Russia's Tatarstan region has been fined for refusing to drop mandatory Tatar-language classes.
Russian President Vladimir Putin’s recent suggestion that Jews and other minorities in Russia could have been behind the meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election has prompted a backlash in the United States.
The Jewish community in Russia's Tatarstan region has expressed outrage about the name and packaging design of a new ice cream called Poor Jew.
A regional health minister in Russia claims that seven male sex partners is an unlucky number for young women trying to bear their first child.
The health minister in Russia's Tatarstan region, Adel Vafin, has been removed from his post days after his deputy was found dead in her home while under house arrest on financial-crime charges.
A senior official in Tatarstan who was under house arrest on financial-crimes charges has been found dead in her home, officials in the Russian region say.
An official from Russia's central Tatarstan region has been appointed prime minister of the North Caucasus region of Daghestan, following a roundup on fraud charges of several senior Daghestani officials.
An activist in Russia's Tatarstan region who spent three years in prison for criticizing the Russian occupation of Ukraine's Crimean Peninsula says he has fled from Russia.
The Oxford Dictionaries' initiative known as Oxford Global Languages (OGL) has added the Tatar language to its online list as the first Turkic language to be added to the program.
Russia's Mayak nuclear facility spewed deadly radiation 60 years ago, but was never closed and few moved out. Alarming numbers of its closest neighbors still appear to be dying prematurely.