Crimea's Tatars fear a repeat of history

One of the oldest groups in Crimea is warning Russia not to underestimate resistance to any bid to take over.

Last updated: 07 Mar 2014 12:01
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The Tatars are one of the oldest ethnic groups in Crimea. And they're warning President Vladimir Putin not to underestimate resistance to any Russian bid to take over the semi-autonomous region.

Their historic ally Turkey is closely watching events on the peninsula.

Al Jazeera's Anita McNaught reports from Istanbul.



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