This is to update you on the work we continue doing in Tatarstan.
1) At the moment we are pursuing cooperation with local partners:
a) Kazan City Mayor's office regarding Tatarstan-Russia-EuroAsia-UCLG international
municipal WikiProject (https://w.wiki/MFH
b) Local investment promotion agency's interest (https://w.wiki/MFL
* sponsoring measures to describe Tatarstan phenomena on Wikidata, Wikimedia Commons,
multilingual Wikipedia and Wikivoyage
* organize events to teach about Wiki-editing to own staff, as well as those of
subordinate and partner organizations
* actively promote region-related content creation in at least 11 languages, including
Based on the requisites for such a cooperation to be both effective and transparent, I
might have to have to become a Wiki-resident with them and otherwise have a much deeper
research of existing COI policies & procedures to prevent mistrust. Your comments
would be greatly appreciated.
2) We are looking forward to reviving promotion of "Tatar Wiki in Secondary
Education" project (https://w.wiki/8kc
, with regional Department of Education) that
we suspended at the end of November due to uncertainty caused by new Russian Federal
Legislation adopted to stop foreign interference in Russian Domestic politics that had
caused some concerns regarding its possible side effects (https://w.wiki/MFR
). We were
calmed down in February when Russia's new Prime-Minister reiterated the country's
interest to join OECD and otherwise improve relations with Western nations.
3) In mid-November we had active Tatar Wikipedians celebrated at a Regional Govenment
organized event, looking forward to continue this partnership with Tatar Internet
Development Foundation (https://w.wiki/MFk
4) Our youth from Selet WikiSchool this year have again organized April Tatar 4.0 article
contest in ttWP in partnership with World Tatar Youth Forum NGO (https://w.wiki/MFe
declared interest to join CEE Spring 2020 as well.
5) Members of recently recognized Turkic Wikimedians UG decided that my account being
unfairly indefinitely blocked on Tatar Wikipedia was not supportive to respective efforts,
so they pushed for my 7-month-long ttWP quarantine to be over (https://w.wiki/MFN
Farhad Fatkullin - Фархад Фаткуллин http://sikzn.ru/
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21.07.2019, 23:16, "Фархад Фаткуллин / Farhad Fatkullin"
Over the course of last 3 months we have:
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