Daily Archives: 14.10.2008

Tatars Recall Russian Occupation of Kazan in 1552 Despite Threats from Officials

Approximately 150 Tatar intellectuals commemorated the 456th anniversary of the Russian occupation of Kazan with a meeting that called for the independence of Tatarstan and the Middle Volga — even though Russian security agencies had warned people there not to take part in the meeting. Continue reading

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