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‘If a bourgeois revolution is to start in Russia, it will begin with Tatarstan,’ Kazan historian says | EUROMAIDAN PRESS
Just as jadidist writers like Yosef Akchura played a key role in elaborating “the Tatar model” that became the basis for Turkey’s post-Ottoman transformation, “if a bourgeois revolution does begin in Russia, it will start with Tatarstan,” according to Kazan historian Rafael Mukhametdinov. In thinking about the future, the long-time specialist of Turkic societies at …