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Crimean Tatars. Who are they?

National Minorities

Crimean Tatars. Who are they?

Crimean Tatars (Crimean Tatar: qırımtatarlar) are indigenous people of Turkic origin formed on the Crimean Peninsula and in the steppe areas of Ukraine. They have survived three occupations. First in 1783 when the Crimean Khanate was annexed by the Russian Empire....

The Georgians of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

The Georgians of Ukraine. Who are they?

Representatives of the Georgian diaspora in Ukraine are among the most renowned ones: they occupied high public offices and became the first foreign nationals accepted to serve in the Ukrainian Armed Forces after the beginning of Russia’s aggression towards Ukraine....

The Gagauzes of Ukraine. Who are they?

National Minorities

The Gagauzes of Ukraine. Who are they?

Gagauzes are an Orthodox Christian Turkic-speaking people, the descendants of the nomadic Oghuz tribes. The Ukrainian Gagauzes have been compactly residing in the villages and cities of Bessarabia (Budzhak). The Gagauz culture, traditions, and cuisine have changed since the adoption...

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