Tag: Volga Tatars

Volga Tatar Activist’s Conviction Echoes in Russia and Ukraine

October 5, 2014

Staunton, October 3 – The conviction of Fauziya Bayramova, president of the Volga Tatar Milli Mejlis and a longtime activist for the Tatar nation, for her support of the Crimean Tatars as well as her suspended one-year sentence is attracting widespread attention in the Russian Federation and in Ukraine. Yesterday, a city court in Naberezhny […]

Volga Tatars Demonstrate Against Russian Persecution of Crimean Tatars

October 1, 2014

Staunton, September 27 – On September 27, a group of Volga Tatar nationalists demonstrated in Kazan against Russian persecution of Crimean Tatars, an action that not only reinforces the ties between the two Turkic peoples but also highlights the way in which what Moscow is doing in Crimea is increasingly resonating among non-Russians inside the […]