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Tatar Crimea. А.де Палдо. Вид Карасубазара из дома Салих аги. 1805 год

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Crimean Tatars (Crimean Tatar: Qırımtatarlar or Qırım, Qırımlı, Russian: Крымские татары, Ukrainian: Кримськi татари) are a Turkic ethnic group native to the Crimean peninsula. They formed the majority population in Crimea from the time of their ethnogenesis in the 15th century until their 1944 deportation under Soviet rule. Crimean Tatars were allowed to return to Crimea in the late 1980s, where they now form a 12% minority. There remains a large diaspora of Crimean Tatars in Turkey and…

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