Produced by RFE/RL's Tatar-Bashkir Service
12 May 2021
'Kids Started To Jump Out Of The Windows': Student Describes Attack On Kazan School
Over a thousand students up to high-school age attend School No. 175 in Kazan, Russia, the site of a gunman's attack on May 11, 2021 that killed nine people, seven of whom were children. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty's Tatar-Bashkir Service spoke with this 6th-grader eyewitness about the attack.
31 January 2021
Arrests In Ufa And Samara Amid Mass Detentions Of Protesters Across Russia
Police in Russia used heavy force in detaining more than 3,000 people nationwide as demonstrators took to the streets for a second-straight weekend to demand the release of jailed opposition politician and anti-corruption activist Aleksei Navalny.
09 September 2020
Activists Save Hill From Mining In Russia's Bashkortostan Region
After weeks of protests, environmental activists in Russia's central Bashkortostan region have won a battle to protect Kushtau Hill from mining. The Bashkir Soda Company had planned to mine limestone from the site. But activists say the hill is a natural treasure and home to many endangered species.
19 June 2019
Questions, Demands, And Pleas For President Putin