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  MAR | Data | Assessment for Crimean Tatars in Ukraine   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The ancestors of today’s Crimean Tatars began settling the northern plains of the peninsula in the mid-13th century.
In 1944, Stalin expelled Crimean Tatar populations to Central Asia, as punishment for supposed Tatar collaboration with the Germans.
In the long run, the situation of the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine will depend to a large degree on the economic situation in the country, so that economic funds can be freed up to better their living conditions without taking resources away from Russians and Ukrainians, and on the political leadership in Kiev and Simferopol.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/assessment.asp?groupId=36904   (1254 words)

 Chapter 2: Crimean
One Tatar enclave, overlooking the road to Simferopol, is representative of the approximately 270 such settlements that are scattered across the peninsula.
In 1996, Tatars were split almost evenly in geographic distribution-with half of the 500,000-strong nation having returned to the Crimea and the rest living in sections of Central Asia and Siberia.
Tatar perceptions of their predicament tends to be based not on how others are living, but on how Tatars' themselves used to live during their years in Central Asia.
www.osi.hu /fmp/html/chapter_2__crimean.html   (6626 words)

 Chapter 1:Crimean
Nevertheless, the deportation of the Crimean Tatars is noteworthy for its vast scale and ruthless efficiency.
Virtually from the moment of Crimean Tatars' emergence as a distinct national group in the 15th Century, their relationship with Russians was strained, marked by mutual distrust.
The free-fall continued during the Communist era, as the Tatar portion of the Crimean population fell to 20.7 percent in 1937.
www.osi.hu /fmp/html/chapter_1_crimean.html   (4965 words)

Crimean Tatar is a Kipchak language from the Western Turkic language group which, however, has been strongly influenced by Oguz through Ottoman Turkish.
After the Tatars settled in the Bulgarian lands, the influence of Ottoman Turkish on the vernacular intensified.
The Tatar language was at a sadvantage the official language was Ottoman Turkish, and did not develop a literary variant (Boev, 1964, pp.
members.fortunecity.com /timurberk/kirim/ttrbg/language.html   (630 words)

 Who are the Crimean (Kyrym) Tatars?
The Crimean Tatar cultural history is little known in the West due to the lack of enough sources.
The second study, _The Crimean Tatars_ (Hoover Institution Press, 1978), by the same scholar, Alan W. Fisher, is a concise work on the political, economic, social and cultural life of the Crimean Tatars.
The first article, "Ottoman Colonization of the Crimean Tatars in Bulgaria, 1854-1862" was published in _Proceedings of the Seventh Congress of the Turk Tarih Kurumu_ (1970), and deals with the settlement of Crimean Tatars in today's Bulgaria, which was a part of the Ottoman Empire prior to 1912.
www.geocities.com /Athens/9724/Tatar_FAQ-shs006.html   (856 words)

 Kurtseit Abdullaev, Crimean Tatar Human Rights Defender Accused of Attacking Russian Cameraman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Kurtseit Abdullaev is an activist of the national movement, the delegate of Qurultay of the Crimean Tatar people, the member of the working group on the prevention of the interethnic conflicts by the Council of Ministers of the Autonomous Republic of the Crimea.
The convicted Crimean Tatars are held in the investigation cell from the end of March 2004.
From the moment of the return of the Crimean Tatars to their native land, to the Crimea, we faced the hostile attitude of the Russian population and, accordingly, state bodies.
www.unpo.org /news_detail.php?arg=20&par=3025   (1802 words)

 Crimean Autonomous Republic Tatar Autonomous Administration
When the Crimean Khanate and the Ottoman Empire got closer as a single state since the year of 1475, the borders of the Ottoman Empire were expanded towards the southern frontiers of Russia.
Crimean Tatar National Assembly gathered on the date of 9th December 1917 and they declared the establishment of the Crimean People's Republic on the date of 26th December 1912.
According to the decree promulgated on the date of 25.6.1945, the Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was abrogated and Crima was connected to Russia with the status of oblation.
www.ozturkler.com /data_english/0007/0007_05_01.htm   (392 words)

 workhorse: Crimea
officially, the deportations were attributed to allegations that the Crimean Tatars collaborated with the Nazis during the German occupation of Crimea.
Crimean Tatars therefore found themselves in their homeland but without rights to the land they once owned.
the Crimean Tatars are also discriminated against by political forces in Crimea; for instance, when there is violence the Crimean Tatars are usually blamed and then punished out of proportion for their wrongdoings.
favoritehorse.blogspot.com /2005/05/crimea.html   (928 words)

 Minorities At Risk (MAR)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 1944, Stalin expelled Crimean Tatar populations to Central Asia, fearing Tatar collaboration with the Germans.
A massive influx of Crimean Tatars from Uzbekistan has led and will likely lead to an overcrowding of a scarce housing and greater pressure of former Tatar lands that are now occupied by other groups.
In the long run, the situation of the Crimean Tatars in Ukraine will depend to a large degree on the economic situation in the country so that economic funds can be freed up to better their living conditions without taking resources away from Russians and Ukrainians.
www.cidcm.umd.edu /inscr/mar/data/ukrctat.htm   (1255 words)

 NEWS ANALYSIS: Crimean Tatars end protests after demands are met (06/06/99)
The Tatars constitute just 12 percent of the Crimean population, but their cause carries great weight in view of the history of the peninsula.
The Tatars were deported en masse from their Crimean homeland during World War II on the orders of Joseph Stalin, who accused them of collaborating with the Nazis.
Tatars argue that a number of seats should be set aside for them in the autonomous republic's Parliament.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/1999/239904.shtml   (745 words)

 The Red Book of the Peoples of the Russian Empire
The national awakening of the Crimean Tatars began in the last quarter of the 19th century nurtured by the rise of Pan-Islamism and the Pan-Turkish movements.
A connection is assumed to exist between the deportation of the Crimean Tatars and Soviet claims on the straits ruled by Turkey.
In 1957 the Crimean Tatars began a campaign to collect signatures for petition to be allowed to return to their homeland.
www.eki.ee /books/redbook/crimean_tatars.shtml   (1286 words)

 Crimean Tatar Architecture
Crimean Tatar presence in Crimea dates back to at least the 1440s when they established their own Khanate in the medieval city of Solhat, now Eski Kirim (Stariy Krim).
The early Crimean Khans had their capital in Solhat until the first part of the 16th century, when the capital was moved to Bahçesaray, and Solhat gradually lost its importance as a cultural and economic center.
Bahçesaray served as the capital of Crimean Khanate from the early 16th century until the Russian annexation of Crimea in 1783.
www.iccrimea.org /monuments/monuments.html   (833 words)

 Ukraine: Interview -- 61 Years After Deportations, Crimean Tatar Leader Still Seeking Justice - RADIO FREE EUROPE / ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Crimean Tatars throughout the former Soviet Union prepare to commemorate the 61st anniversary of their deportation to Central Asia, just days after the Crimean legislature approved a power-sharing agreement giving Crimean Tatars three ministerial portfolios in the regional government.
Not only does Russia not provide financial assistance [to the Crimean Tatars], but it also views the whole repatriation issue with hostility because it fears Crimea’s demographic balance might be altered to the detriment of its Russian-speaking population -- even though Russians currently account for approximately 60 percent of the peninsula’s population.
Cemilev: It is mostly a pressure exerted through propaganda efforts which aim to portray the Crimean Tatars as a threat for Ukraine, as a potential second Chechnya.
www.rferl.org /featuresarticle/2005/5/87033A1A-5D77-45A5-B180-7BE3BC35C659.html   (1829 words)

 Parallel Report - Article 16
Emigration and deportations of the Crimean Tatar population that lasted until the 1860s succeeded in changing dramatically the demographics of the peninsula in the favor of the colonizing Russians.
After the deportation of Crimean Tatars the special policy of the wide scale immigration and implantation of the new settlers were arranged by the Soviet Government.
Some of Crimean Tatars were made to use those forms of the defense of their families as self-burn (well - known in Crimea incident with the tragic death of Musa Mamut on 26the of June of 1978).
www.minelres.lv /reports/ukraine/Article_16.htm   (1564 words)

 Crimean Tatar leader Jemilev receives Nansen Medal for assisting refugees (10/11/98)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Jemilev, she said, was chosen "for his commitment to the right of return of the Crimean Tatar people." The Nansen Medal is awarded for exceptional service to the cause of refugees.
In 1987 he was elected to the Central Initiative Group of Crimean Tatars, and in May 1989 he was chosen to head the newly founded Crimean Tatar National Movement.
As president of the Council of Crimean Tatars (the Mejlis) and as a member of the Ukrainian Parliament, Mr.
www.ukrweekly.com /Archive/1998/419807.shtml   (564 words)

 The Crimean Tatar Fact Sheet
Kirim- Kirim Turklerinin Yerlesme ve Gocleri (Crimea- The Settlement and Emigration of The Crimean Turks).
Carlik Akimivetinde Kirim Faciasi Yahut Tatar Hicretleri (The Crimean Tragedy Under the Tsarist Rule or the Tatar Emigrations).
Yani Dunya is the continuation of Lenin Bayragi which was the first Crimean Tatar newspaper that began its pubilcation on May 1, 1957 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
www.turkiye.net /sota/krbibli.html   (347 words)

 Those who wish to discredit Crimean Tatar movement have been always existed   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In 60s and 70s those Crimean Tatars who were afraid of loosing their job position or Communist Party billet were voluntarily discrediting National Movement signing various documents censuring initiators and praising the Communist Party and advantages of the Crimean Tatar life in new settlements.
It was NDKT (Crimean Tatar National Movement) who did work in this sense (pay attention to its abbreviation: they appropriated the name of National Movement of the Crimean Tatars simultaneously being their opposites).
The draft law of Ukraine “About the Status of Crimean Tatar people” offered by Bessmertni who is an MP of the Verkhovna Rada has been being considered by the Vrkhovna Rada of Ukraine for many years already.
www.qurultay.org /eng/yazi_eng.asp?yazi_no=204   (1497 words)

One reason for that conclusion involves the second challenge the Crimean Tatars now face, the growth of Islamic fundamentalism there and the ways in which the Russian authorities are seeking to exploit it through their media coverage of this trend.
The number of Crimean Tatars involved in these two movements nonetheless remains very small -- no more than 300 Wahhabis and far fewer adepts of Hizb ut-Tahrir are to be found in Crimea -- and most of their leaders currently appear more interested in religious questions than in political action.
Mustafa Dzhemilev, the leader of the Crimean Tatars, has repeatedly said that his people have been grateful for almost any outside help they could get, but that they have discovered that some of it from the Middle East either came with strings attached or threatened to divide his people and therefore had to be rejected.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2005/01/5-NOT/not-180105.asp?po=y   (561 words)

 Crimean Tatars: Tatar Fury Over Yalta Monument to Stalin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Residents of Yalta, the city on the Crimean peninsula where the "big three" met in 1945 to map out the fate of the post-Second World War world, are split over the proposed statue.
The Soviet leader was responsible for deporting the region's Crimean Tatars to Central Asia months before the conference, having blamed them for collaborating with the Nazis.
Many locals – including communists and the Crimean Union of Soviet Officers – are in favour of the provocative monument to the wartime leaders.
www.unpo.org /news_detail.php?arg=20&par=1894   (544 words)

 UNHCR - Crimean Tatar activist receives Nansen Medal   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
A Crimean Tatar activist received the 1998 Nansen medal today in recognition of his outstanding efforts to help Crimean Tatars reintegrate in their native Ukraine.
In 1961, at the age of 19, Dzhemilev joined the "Union of Young Crimean Tatars" and the peaceful struggle for recognition of the rights of the deported Crimean Tatar population.
As President of the Association of Crimean Tatars (the Mejlis) and as a member of the Ukrainian Parliament, Dzhemilev has worked tirelessly side by side with UNHCR to help tens of thousands of Tatars recover their Ukrainian citizenship and their basic rights.
www.unhcr.ch /cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home/opendoc.htm?tbl=NEWS&id=3ae6b81840&page=news   (599 words)

 FAQ about Tatars and Tatarstan with answers
11,517 Tara Tatars, in the valleys of Irtysh and Tara.
the Crimean Tatars (1905-1916)" (unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Uni-
Tatar is one of the 130 languages spoken in the former
www.turkiye.net /sota/tatarfaq.html   (4800 words)

 The Unreached Peoples Prayer Profiles   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The 25,500 Crimean Tatars of Romania are actually part of a much greater Tatar population that lives primarily in Russia.
The Crimean Tatars are descendants of the Mongols who swept through eastern Europe in the thirteenth century.
To this day, the Tatars are still struggling to return to the homeland they were forced to leave almost half a century ago.
www.ksafe.com /profiles/p_code/81.html   (798 words)

 Turkish doctors examine Crimean Tatar school students   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Together with their Crimean Tatar collegues they will examine the children learning at the Crimean Tatar schools.
As Chief of the TIKA office in Ankara Farukh Uisal has informed the goal of the project was to make up a true picture of health of the Crimean Tatar school-children.
At the end, the round-table for Crimean Tatar and Turkish doctors will be held.
www.qurultay.org /eng/yazdir_eng.asp?HaberNo=2003120301   (190 words)

 GeoNative - Krimea - Crimea - Tatar - Karaim
Errusia eta Sobiet Batasuna zenekoan Tatar talde bat baino gehiago dago; ikus, adibidez, Tatarstan.
We have included in this page tables for Crimean Tatar and Karaim, two Turkic languages that originated in Crimea, although Karaim is no longer spoken there but in Lithuania.
The population of Crimea was 2,550,000 in 1991, consisting of Russians (65%); Ukranians (22%); Crimean Tatars (10%); and Belorussians, Armenians, Greeks, Germans, and Karaims (3%).
www.geocities.com /athens/9479/krim.html   (570 words)

 Police in Crimea take preventive measures after Tatar rallies - ITAR TASS - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The stories of skinheads' attacks on Tatars were invented by Tatar leaders, in order to test the combat effectiveness of new groups of young radicals in the fight against certain skinheads.
* A judicious representation of the Crimean Tatars in the Crimean Parliament.
Citizenship should not be an issue with the Crimean Tatars who have no other homeland other than Crimea; and since Crimea is considered to be an integral part of Ukraine, her indigenous people should not be subjected to citizenship issue.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=124062   (1247 words)

 MINELREL-L Archive (02111998-18:13:37-25109)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Historical and cultural significance of Makhuldyur Makhuldyur, which first appears in written sources in 1475, is a prominent monument of Crimean Tatar culture, and represents the only preserved complex of ancient rural architecture.
After their forced deportation to Central Asia and Siberia in 1944, Soviet authorities embarked on a systematic destruction of Crimean Tatar culture whose scope and thoroughness brings to mind the fate of Jewish heritage in Nazi-occupied Europe.
Crimean Tatar houses, mosques, schools and irrigation system were destroyed; books and archives burned; names erased and replaced with the Russian ones.
watarts.uwaterloo.ca /minelres/archive/02111998-18:13:37-25109.html   (823 words)

 Welcome to tatarworld.com !
The Crimean Tatar Community of Canada is based on a dream – a dream that one day, we as Tatars, unite from all over the world and celebrate our traditions in the face of today most turbulent and challenging times.
In addition, the association was established to promote a Tatar network in which members would be able to assist each other in times of need.
One of the primary goals of the Crimean Tatar of Canada is to unite the members of the Tatar community so that we may embrace our fellow newcomers as they begin their new lives in Canada.
www.tatarworld.com   (336 words)

 Crimean Tatar Home Page
The Crimean Tatars are Turkic people who inhabited the Crimean peninsula, now a part of Ukraine, for over seven centuries.
Today more than 250,000 Crimean Tatars are back in their homeland, struggling to reestablish their lives and reclaim their national and cultural rights against many social and economic obstacles.
B.S. Ç: A Crimean Tatar Poet by I.Bowman
www.euronet.nl /users/sota/krimtatar.html   (410 words)

 Tatar.Net - Crimean Tatar Internet Resources
Crimean Tatars: The Diaspora Experience and the Forging of a Nation - Brian Glyn Williams
The Crimean Tatars: Studies of the Nationalities in the U.S.S.R.: Number 166 - Alan W. Fisher
Architecture: The Bagcasaray Palace of the Crimean Khans
www.tatar.net   (188 words)

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