Tatar Activist Fined After Commemorating Fall Of Kazan

KAZAN, Russia — A Tatar activist has been fined after being detained at an annual commemoration of the conquest of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible, RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service reports. Marat Zhalaliyev was fined 1,000 rubles ($32) on October 18, three days after the October 15 event. Some 200 Tatar nationalists from Tatarstan, Bashkortostan, and the […]