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Authorities Threaten to 'Liquidate' Crimean Tatar Council
The St. Petersburg Times ^
| May 5, 2014 (Issue # 1808)
| Anna Dolgov
Posted on 05/05/2014 8:18:40 AM PDT by WhiskeyX
Crimea's prosecutor has threatened to outlaw Crimean Tatars' main self-governing body for "extremist" activities, reading out a warning to their leader in Russian despite his repeated appeals for a translation into the official language of their autonomy.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Russia
KEYWORDS: crimea; russia; tatars; ukraine
posted on 05/05/2014 8:18:40 AM PDT
Crimean Tatars, whose members were persecuted and exiled from their homeland under Soviet dictator Josef Stalin, have opposed Russia's annexation of Crimea, though Moscow has sought to appease any protests by promising to grant Crimean Tatars the same kind of self-governing and linguistic autonomy they enjoyed in Ukraine.
The TARTARS are MUSLIMS. Unfortunately this won't work out for the Crimean Infidels in the long run,unless they crack down on them. -Tom
posted on 05/05/2014 8:46:13 AM PDT
by Capt. Tom
(Don't confuse U.S. citizens and Americans. They are not necessarily the same. -tom)
posted on 05/05/2014 10:17:45 AM PDT
(D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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