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Tatar Leader: Russian Action in Crimea Illegal

Crimean Tatars, the indigenous Muslim people of Ukraine, will not consent to the Russian takeover of the Crimean peninsula, says Refat Chubarov, the speaker of the Tatar National Assembly. The Crimean Tatars are a Turco-Mongol ethnic group whose descendants go back to the Mongolian empire of Genghis Khan. They are represented by the semi-official legislative body called the Crimean Tatar National Assembly.Speaking with VOA's Turkish service, Chubarov said by that sending its troops to...

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