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Posted inCentral Asia, Regions

TURKISTAN: What’s in a Name

15 September 1998 Russian-Tatar relations have long been thorny. In their coexistence over centuries, first one, then the other had the upper hand. Russians still speak of the “Tatar yoke” when they refer to Mongol/Tatar rule from the 13th to the end of the 15th centuries. The mid-16th century saw the fall of the two […]