Wikimedia Community of Tatar language User Group

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Creating a reliable Tatar language compass to accompany our knowledge economy era global tribesmen in their informational needs.

— Tatar Wikipedia mission

Wikimedia Community of Tatar language User Group (Викимедиа җәмгыятенең татар телле катнашучылары төркеме) is a group of people interested in Wikimedia projects in Tatar language related topics.

Assuming good faith of taking part in world Wikimovement and for realization of the main aim to spread free knowledge in all languages Tatar language Wikimedians decided to register own organization.

The User Group operates on Internet.


  • Developing Wikipedia in Tatar into most popular content portal of Tatar language Internet.
  • Growing other Wikimedia projects in Tatar language.
  • Teaching new generations of Tatar language Wikimedians, developing their skills through sharing experiences.
  • Promoting transfer of all knowledge in Tatar language under free licenses.
  • Cooperating with the governments of the Russian Federation, Republic of Tatarstan, as well as different organizations and individuals to receive grants and other materials to support promoting free knowledge.


Students of Selet WikiSchool


Tatar language edition of Wikipedia was launched in September 2003. At 2018 TatWiki will be 15 years.

Idea to create the User Group was born within Selet WikiSchool in 2016 when project under direction of Farhad Fatkullin started to realize. One year later first student of WikiSchool Timerkhan Shaikhutdinov became director of the project. He visited WikiConference Russia 2017 & Volga WikiSeminar 2017 and presented Selet WikiSchool there. At May 2018 Spring educational session of the project finished.

In the closing ceremony of 2018 year’s Wikimania, held in Cape Town, Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales announced Tatar language Wikimedian Farkhad Fatkullin as the Wikimedian of the year for 2018.

31st July 2018 Tatar language Wikimedians participated in press-conference organized by "Tatar-inform" informational agency.

22nd - 23rd September head of the project Timerkhan & student of WikiSchool, winner of "The best article" the WikiSchool contest Khabil Sakhabiev participated in Wikimedia Conference Russia 2018. There is Timerkhan presented experience of spring educational session and plans for 2018/2019 school year at the conference.

1st October 2018 Tatar language Wikimedians met with State Counselor of the Republic of Tatarstan Mintimer Shaimiev and discussed plans of promoting Tatar language Wikimedia projects in Tatarstan.

Plan of events[edit]

Event Date
1. Preparing to start realizing «Smart region» project 2018-2019
2. Application campaign of the autumn educational session of Selet WikiSchool 3-21 October 2018
3. Autumn educational session which consist of 7 master-classes 10 November-21 December 2018
4. Integration of Wikimedia projects to such "Selet" organization's projects as the Fansar school, Anwar Khairi conference November-December 2018
5. Wiki-trips with students of the WikiSchool to the cultural objects of Tatarstan January-February 2019
6. On-site spring educational seminar of the WikiSchool March 2019

Contact information[edit]

  • Timerkhan (Tatar, Russian, English)
  • Abdulla (Tatar, Russian, English, German, Arabic)

Interested in participating[edit]

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