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    2 Yrs After Russia Annexes Crimea, Memories of Stalinist Attrocitiesi
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    Luis Ramirez
    March 11, 2016 4:25 PM
    Two years after Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea and many have been leaving the peninsula, saying Russian authorities are running them out of government jobs and taking away the autonomy that they once enjoyed under Ukrainian rule. VOA Europe Correspondent Luis Ramirez reports from what is now the administrative border between Ukraine and Russian-controlled Crimea.

    2 Yrs After Russia Annexes Crimea, Memories of Stalinist Attrocities

    Luis Ramirez

    Published March 11, 2016

    Two years after Russia annexed the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine, resentment is building among the region’s Tatars. The Muslim minority group is native to Crimea and many have been leaving the peninsula, saying Russian authorities are running them out of government jobs and taking away the autonomy that they once enjoyed under Ukrainian rule. VOA Europe Correspondent Luis Ramirez reports from what is now the administrative border between Ukraine and Russian-controlled Crimea.


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