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.

    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.

     

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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