At the same time that Russia is unfairly arresting Crimean Tatars in Red Square, they are also discriminating against Crimeans Tatars in Russian-occupied Ukrainian Crimea. It appears Russia has a special hatred for Tatars to act that way. According to experts, Russia has discriminated against Crimean Tatars since taking control of Crimea in 1783. Here… Continue reading Russian And Soviet Discrimination Against Tatars In Crimea
Freedom in Russia? Not exactly. More likely you will find oppression, suppression, and repression. Crimean Tatars were kicked out of Crimea in the past by the Soviets, history repeats itself with the Russians. From Wikipedia: Almost immediately after the liberation of Crimea, in May 1944, the USSR State Defense Committee ordered the removal of all of the… Continue reading Crimean Tatar Mejlis criminalized for opposing Russian occupation of Crimea
By Paul Goble Moscow officials are asserting and some in the West are accepting the notion that local officials in Crimea are to blame for any problems with the registration of Crimean Tatar media outlets such as ATR television, but that is a lie in the case of the former and a self-deception on the… Continue reading Putin conducting ‘hybrid genocide’ against Crimean Tatars, Muzhdabayev says
In Wikipedia, I ran across this little detail. How appropriate. On this day… 1944 – The Soviet Union forcibly deported the entire population of Crimean Tatars as special settlers to Uzbek SSR and elsewhere in the country.