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Crimean Tatar banner (left) beside the Ukrainian national flag. (Photo: John MacLeod)
16 May 14
Mustafa Jemilev unbowed by decades of Soviet, now Russian, repression.
Pro-Russian separatist militants fill sand bags to reinforce a checkpoint on April 24, 2014 in Slovyansk, Ukraine. (Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
15 May 14
European governments fiddle as peace talks falter over Moscow's demands for inclusion of east Ukraine militants.
People cast ballots at a polling station on May 11, 2014 in Hartsizk, Ukraine. (Photo: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)
12 May 14
As the West looks on and frets, the Russian media narrative is all about a legitimate vote.
2 May 14
Mustafa Jemilev stopped at Moscow airport and prevented from travelling to Crimea.
29 Apr 14
Russian media give own spin to latest disturbances.
11 Apr 14
The same individual appears as both a "pro-federalisation activist" and a "Ukrainian mercenary".
29 Mar 14
Moscow's claims of inter-faith conflict not borne out on the ground.
Richard Giragosian, director of the Regional Studies Centre in Yerevan. (Photo courtesy of R. Giragosian)
28 Mar 14
Views differ in Armenia and Nagorny Karabakh, but both fail to see risks in backing Russia's stance.
At a March 14 protest against the Crimean referendum, the Ukrainian flag (right) flies next to the banner of the Crimean Tatars. (Photo: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
21 Mar 14
Russian authorities already talking about moving some Crimean Tatars off lands they occupy.