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Russia Courts Crimea’s Tatar Muslimsi
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James Brooke
June 09, 2014 11:34 PM
Three months after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea, the Russian ruble is now the currency and half of Crimea’s 2.3 million residents have applied for Russian passports. But there's one cloud on this Black Sea landscape - Crimea’s Muslim minority, the Tatars. James Brooke reports from Moscow.

Russia Courts Crimea’s Tatar Muslims

James Brooke

Published June 09, 2014

Three months after Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea, the Russian ruble is now the currency and half of Crimea’s 2.3 million residents have applied for Russian passports. But there's one cloud on this Black Sea landscape - Crimea’s Muslim minority, the Tatars. James Brooke reports from Moscow.


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by: Juli from: Pekanbaru, Indonesia
June 10, 2014 5:38 AM
From Tatar Muslim in Rusia i learn some think about freindly religion in Rusia.