Pavlo Podobied is an analyst and head of department at the Ukrainian Institute of National Remembrance. His research interests include Russia-Ukrainian relations, Russian Muslims, and national movements in the Idel-Ural (Povolzhye) region. He regularly covers these topics as an independent observer for Ukrainian media outlets, including The Ukrainian Week, Dzerkalo Tyzhnia and Den (The Day).
In March, the Mardzhani Institute of History, at the Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Tatarstan, launched work on a five-volume edition covering the history of Crimean Tatars. According to