Bashkir Activists To Protest Russian Security Forces’ ‘Lawlessness’

UFA, Russia — Hundreds of activists in the Russian Republic of Bashkortostan are planning to protest against “lawlessness” by Russian security forces and to demand the immediate release of a Bashkir nationalist leader detained on drug charges, RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service reports. World Bashkir Assembly (Kurultai) Deputy Chairman Fanzil Akhmetshin and Ilshat Gatiyatullin, the leader of […]