Monday, October 31, 2011

Russians and Tatars 1238

We find images and terms like this to be a bit confusing. The term "Tatar" in this sense applies to Mongols. The modern Tatars of Tatarstan are not Mongolian. The Tatar people, The Bulgar empire were absorbed into the Golden Horde of Genghis Khan's grandson, Batu Khan. Tatar people are Turkic Muslims primarily of the Volga River Basin.

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