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Posted inEastern Europe & Russia, Regions

Putin’s Litmus Headscarves

4 September 2002 MOSCOW, 2 September (Gazeta.Ru)–During a visit to Tatarstan last week Russian President Vladimir Putin made an outspoken statement concerning the judicial ban on Muslim women wearing their traditional headscarves on official ID documents. The head of state backed the decision by the republic’s courts, saying that all ethnic groups, regardless of their […]