Tag: Republic president

Following Tatars, Bashkirs Want Republic Presidency Kept As Well

September 17, 2014

Staunton, September 17 – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s suggestion at the end of August that the people of Tatarstan should have the right to decide the title of their republic leader has opened a Pandora’s box with some in other republics now demanding the retention of the title “president” for themselves. Yesterday, Murtaza Rakhimov, the […]