Tag: Bekir Mamutov

Moscow’s Efforts To ‘De-Turkify’ Crimea Outrageous And Absurd

February 4, 2015

Staunton, February 3 – Calls by Russian politicians to rename Crimea “Tavrida” or “Tavriya” are part of an effort by Moscow to “de-Turkify” the peninsula and thereby separate the Crimean Tatars from the land “on which they arose and evolved,” according to Bekir Mamutov, editor in chief of “Kyyrym.” Mamutov, who is also a member […]