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About Oleg Pavlov
Oleg Pavlov is a journalist based in Kazan, the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan, Russia. He is the local correspondent for Radio Liberty's Russian Service.
Articles by Oleg Pavlov
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En Liang Khong is assistant editor at openDemocracy.
Alex Sakalis is the editor of Can Europe Make It?
No to TTIP
No longer will war divide; democracy will unite!
The economic crisis has reached Tatarstan, and in a land like Russia where the rich are free to act solely in their own interests, the effects are harsh. Still, regional identity remains cohesive, so in many ways life goes on as always, writes Oleg Pavlov
The impressive Qolsharif Mosque in Kazan's Kremlin attracts the faithful and tourists