Muslims have lived in Crimea for centuries and have, since the decline of the Khilafah, been systematically mistreated. In 1941 Joseph Stalin forcibly deported almost all the Muslims from Crimea, their homes, businesses and places of Worship were occupied by the Russians. Muslims have only returned to Crimea in the last few decades after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Recent political events in Ukraine and the annexation of Crimea by the Russians has once again left the Muslims of the region open to persecution.
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