Crimean Muslim Tatars’ want autonomy for the Peninsula


Delegates attend the Kurultai, the assembly of Crimea Tatars, in BakhchisarayJNN 31 Mar 2014 B A K H C H I S A R AY (Crimea) : The Crimean Tatars’ assembly voted on Saturday in favor of seeking “ethnic and territorial autonomy” for the indigenous minority on the Black Sea peninsula annexed from Kiev by Moscow. Continue reading

Crimea declares independence, seeks annexation with Russia , UN Recognition


Pro Russian Crimean Cleberate the Victory in RefrendumJNN 17 Mar 2014 Sevastopol : The Republic of Crimea has addressed the UN seeking recognition as a sovereign state and called on Russia to integrate it into the Russian Federation. 96.77 percent of the Crimean population voted ‘for’ the integration in a referendum. Continue reading

Tatar Muslims afraid of Exile in case of Crimean Division


Ukraine ProtestsJNN 10 Mar 2014 Kiev : As war drumbeats increase in Ukraine, Muslim Tatars in the autonomous Republic of Crimea are voicing concerns over separatist demands by the region’s Russian ethnic majority, fearing a return of 1944’s exile. Continue reading