Ethnic Russians now constitute some two thirds of Crimea's population.
Ukrainians, once more than a quarter of the inhabitants, now make up about a sixth.
Many Tatars, with their Muslim religion and Turkic language, emigrated to Turkey, while Russians, Ukrainians, Bulgarians, Germans, Armenians, and Greeks settled in the Crimea.
From 1954 part of Ukraine (then the Ukrainian SSR), the city passed to Russian control in 2014 after the occupation and annexation of Crimea......After the Bolshevik Revolution (1917) an independent Crimean republic was proclaimed; but the region was soon occupied by German forces and then became a refuge for the White Army.In 1921 a Crimean Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic was created; Tatars then constituted about 25% of the population.Expelled from the steppe by the Scythians in the 7th cent. Genoa founded prosperous coastal commercial settlements. After Timur's destruction of the Golden Horde, the Tatars established (1475) an independent khanate in N and central Crimea. both the khanate and the southern coastal towns were conquered by the Ottoman Empire; the Turks called the peninsula Crimea.Although they became Turkish vassals, the Crimean Tatars were powerful rulers who became the scourge of Ukraine and Poland, exacted tribute from the Russian czars, and raided Moscow as late as 1572. Empress Catherine II forced Turkey to recognize the khanate's independence in 1774, and in 1783 she annexed it outright; the annexation was confirmed by the Treaty of Jassy (1792). films Zverozub aka Igor Rusanov " "The educator is suspected of organizing sex tours to the Crimea, Nov 16, 2013 Azov Films And The CIA aangirfan. com Crimea - and stars of in the Crimea region of the Ukraine was Igor Rusanov, AKA Zverozub , By gentrification examples new york Evgen Bogdan Andrey Vlad Come back to the Crimea - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - ???????