Crimea’s Muslim Tatars Seek Autonomy

OnIslam & News Agencies Sunday, 30 March 2014 00:00 The latest move by Crimean Muslim Tatar was expected to face Russian pressures, amid moves by Moscow to convince the minority to drop their opposition BAKHCHISARAY – Crimea’s indigenous Muslim Tatars have taken the first steps towards seeking autonomy for the […]

Let’s study history: Crimean War From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Crimean War From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For other uses, see Crimean War (disambiguation). Crimean War Part of Ottoman wars in Europe and the Russo-Turkish wars Detail of Franz Roubaud‘s panoramic painting The Siege of Sevastopol (1904) Date October 1853 – February 1856 Location Crimean Peninsula, Caucasus, Balkans,Black Sea, Baltic Sea, White Sea, Far East Result Allied victory, Treaty of Paris Belligerents  French Empire  British Empire […]

Western leaders cannot face a ‘looming’ war. So I guess they’ll patch something up – and let Russia gobble part of Ukraine – The Russkies are not going to be shaking in their boots at sanctions

BY ROBERT FISK, THE INDEPENDENT     Share 182 85  4   For some reason, our last century’s two world wars started rather far from home. I bet that most people in January 1914 couldn’t find Sarajevo on a map. But then again, how many of us – really, I […]