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Below the Radar: Tatars in Crimea
American Thinker, by Rick Moran

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Posted By:trapper, 3/16/2014 12:33:13 PM

One of the least reported angles to the Crimea story is the plight of Russia´s Tatars - an ethnic group that was forcibly removed from their original home in the Crimea following World War II for supposedly collaborating with the Nazis. Only in the last few years have the Tatars been allowed to return. So you will forgive them for not quite trusting the Russians to keep their word. New Republic: The Crimean Tatars became one of the key strands of the dissident movement. When their activists were jailed, news reached the West by the same channels that kept information about Alexander Solzhenitsyn and

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Except that the Tatars´ "original home" is not Crimea. It´s Tatarstan, a primarily Muslim country. Are we being set up to jump in on the wrong side again? The West coming to the aid of Muslims from somewhere else? Will NATO be asked to bomb Orthodox churches?

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Reply 1 - Posted by: bighambone, 3/16/2014 2:24:44 PM     (No. 9771145)

Another identifiable group of Muslims who Obama can give asylum in the USA taking that problem out of Putin´s hair.

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