All Posts Tagged With: "Tatarstan"

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Russian Blogger Gets Probation for Anti-Christian Speech

A Russian blogger from the Republic of Tatarstan was sentenced to 1.5 years probation for inciting hatred and enmity against the Russian Orthodox faith in his web journal.

Apr 28, 2009 | Continued
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Tatars Stand Up for their Ancestors’ Honor

Residents of the Republic of Tatarstan, upset at a textbook depicting their ancestors as “monsters,” have lost their case before a Moscow city court.

Jul 1, 2008 | Continued
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State Duma Candidate’s Death a “Political Murder”

In Kazan, Tatarstan Republic, a candidate to the State Duma from the Communist Party has died. His colleagues believe the death was related to trauma sustained on Election Day, when he was assaulted by militsiya officers.

Dec 31, 2007 | Continued