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From: Horsemeat in the culinary traditions of the Mishär Tatar diaspora in the eastern Baltic Sea region: cultural and historical aspects

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The settlements of the Kazan, Kasimov, and Mishär Tatars are located in and around Kazan (Tatarstan) and in the Nizhny Novgorod province south of the Volga River. The migration of Mishär Tatars from the Volga region took place in the late nineteenth and early twentieth century. Larger diaspora settlements are found in Saint Petersburg and Moscow in Russia, Estonia (mainly Tallinn), Latvia (Riga), and Finland (Helsinki, Tampere, and Järvenpää). Saint Petersburg functioned as the starting point for the Mishär Tatars from several villages in the Nizhny Novgorod province, who traded and settled in the eastern Baltic Sea region. Some Mishär Tatars also live in Sweden and Germany, but their numbers are very few today. The Tatars in Poland and Lithuania are the descendants of earlier Tatar migrations. Courtesy of the Nations Online Project, to the map has been added a few towns and cities where Mishär Tatars live, https://www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/map/European-Russia-map.htm

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