Tatars push for autonomy in Crimea (7)

Taipei Times 2014.03.30 20:58
AFP, BAKHCHYSARAY, Ukraine Crimea's Tatars on Saturday voted to push for self-rule in their historic homeland following its annexation by Russia, but remained torn on how to engage with the new authorities. Ethnic Tatars from all over Crimea convened in the town of Bakhchysaray for an emergency Qurultai, or congress, to decide on the fate of the Muslim community of about 300,000 people on the Black Sea peninsula.
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