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Tatars Fight for Citizenship

by Oleg Homenok Sevastopol–nearly half of the Crimea’s 250,000 Tatars were refused a vote in the recent Ukrainian parliamentary elections. Their disenfranchisement, a result of their lack of citizenship, became a source of contention during those elections. The Crimean Tatars are the largest of the five ethnic groups forcibly deported from the region during World […]