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01 September, 2020
Makhachkala, August 31, 2020

A long-awaited opening of the “Shahids Square” was held yesterday in Makhachkala. The initiative of the construction belongs to the Mufti of Dagestan, Sheikh Ahmad Afandi.⠀

01 September, 2020
Makhachkala, August 28, 2020

Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi met with religious leaders who passed the courses on reciting the Holy Koran. The head of the courses was a Hafiz from Yemen, Ibrahim Ahmad al-Zubaji.

The meeting was also attended by the Head of the Koran memorization center of the Dagestan Muftiyat, Muhammadhabib Budunov.

31 August, 2020
Moscow, August 26, 2020

Three Muslim republics take the leading positions among the Russian regions with the least number of divorces, Pavel Smelov, deputy head of Federal State Statistics Service (Rosstat), told the agencies.

31 August, 2020
Vladivostok, August 25, 2020

The opening of a second Muslim prayer house is to be opened soon in Vladivostok, the representatives of the Muslim Religious Administration of Primorsky Krai told PrimaMedia agency.

“Despite the construction works that are carried out in the worship house, the prayer room is already opened for believers. The local Muslim community has already begun to perfrom congregational prayers here”, says the official page of the Muslim clergy on Instagram.

17 August, 2020
Makhachkala, August 15, 2020

The first deputy Mufti of Dagestan Republic Abdulla Adzhimollaev took part in Majlis Shukr, an event organized for Babayurtovsky district residents, which took place on the territory of the Spiritual and educational center named after Prophet Isa (peace be upon him).

The Majlis was timed to the active participation in the construction of the Spiritual Center by people from the Babayurt district who have been working on the site for two weeks.

17 August, 2020
Makhachkala, August 14, 2020

Mufti of Dagestan Republic Sheikh Ahmad Afandi received the deputies of the People's Assembly and public coordinators of the “My Dagestan” project last Sunday, the press office of the regional Muftiyat reports.

The delegation included deputies of the People's Assembly of Dagestan Nariman Temurkaev and Anna Bezrukova, as well as public coordinators Rukiyat Akhmedova and Muhammad Rashidov.

12 August, 2020
Cherkessk, August 12, 2020

Hajj and Umrah Department of Muslim Religious Administration of Karachay-Cherkess Republic held a hajj contest, Islam.ru website reports. The contest consisted of several rounds, and according to their results the first place was awarded to Yulia Eresko, who won a prize ticket to Mecca.  

11 August, 2020
Moscow, August 12, 2020

Russia for the first time in the world has developed the first vaccine offering “sustainable immunity” against the coronavirus, President Vladimir Putin announced Tuesday, August 12, during a televised video conference call with government ministers.

President Putin emphasized that the vaccine underwent the necessary tests. He added that one of his two daughters has received a shot of the vaccine and is feeling well.

11 August, 2020
Magas, August 10, 2020

Issa Khamkhoev is elected the head of the Spiritual Center of Muslims of Ingushetia, Interfax reports. The previous mufti, Abdurakhman Martazanov, died in April during the coronavirus pandemic.

The new mufti was selected yesterday, August 10, at the meeting of members of the Council of Ulama and imams of settlements of the republic.

According to the Charter, the elections of the mufti and qadi of Ingushetia are held every five years.

11 August, 2020
Makhachkala, August 11, 2020

Dagestan Republic plans to develop Islamic finance, Islam.ru website reports. The initiative belongs to the Corporation for the Development of Dagestan joint with the Agency for Entrepreneurship and Investments of the republic.

06 August, 2020
Moscow, August 5, 2020 

Mufti of Moscow, the head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia (SAMR), Albir Hazrat Krganov, met with the adviser for religious affairs of the Embassy of the Turkish Republic in the Russian Federation, Mr. Omer Faruk Savuran.

The meeting took place in the office of the “Moscow Muftiyat” on August 5.

06 August, 2020
Kazan, August 4, 2020

The 10-th Anniversary Forum of Muslim Youth is to be held in Yelabuga from August 15 to 22. Applications to the forum are accepted until August 9 inclusively.

The Muslim Youth Forum is a platform where young men and women, aged 18 to 30, gain religious knowledge, as well as develop and create Muslim social projects, the press office of Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan reports.

04 August, 2020
Mecca, August 2, 2020

Pilgrims started leaving Makkah on Sunday evening after completing this year’s exceptional Hajj pilgrimage, SaudiGazette reports. They had left earlier the tent city of Mina after completing the stoning ritual for Makkah to perform Tawaf Al-Wada (farewell circumambulation) to mark the end of the pilgrimage.

04 August, 2020
Makhachkala, July 31, 2020 

Dagestan Mufti Sheikh Ahmad Afandi met with the Minister of Labour and Social Development of the republic, Izumrud Mugutdinova.⠀

Congratulating the guest on the holiday, the Honourable Mufti asked the official about the work of the ministry.⠀

29 July, 2020
Moscow, July 27, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and the Turkish people on the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha during a telephone conversation on Monday this week, the Kremlin press office reports.

“Vladimir Putin congratulated the President of Turkey and the Turkish people on the upcoming holiday of Eid al-Adha”, the message says.

29 July, 2020
Mecca, July 29, 2020

About 1,000 pilgrims gathered on the Mina Valley outside Makkah on Wednesday, July 29, to begin the spiritual journey of a lifetime, ArabNews reports.

The Day of Tarwiyah (fetching water) marks the beginning of Hajj. There are no major rituals, so the pilgrims will spend their time praying and reflecting until sunrise on Thursday.

29 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 28, 2020

Dagestan “Insan” charitable fund is to hold “Meat in Every Home” campaign during the holy feast of Eid al-Adha. The initiative is aimed to help the needy residents of the region. This year the authorities of the fund plan to distribute 50 tons of meat, the press office of the organization says.

27 July, 2020
Kemerovo, July 27, 2020

The first interfaith mini-volleyball tournament was held at the Shakhtar stadium in Kemerovo on Sunday, July 26. It was attended by representatives of four different religious communities: Orthodox, Catholics, Protestants and Muslims, the press office of the Administration of the Government of Kuzbass reports.

27 July, 2020
Ufa, July 27, 2020

The authorities of Bashkiria asked priests and imams of the region for help in preventing the death of people on the water. This was announced at a meeting in the government on July 27 by the chairman of the State Committee for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Bashkortostan, Farit Gumerov.

27 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 23, 2020

The First Deputy Mufti of Dagestan Abdulla Adzhimollaev held a meeting with the imams of the republic's Northern Territorial District (NTD).

The meeting was also attended by the plenipotentiary of the Muftiyat in the NTD, Aliaskhab Kasumov.

Deputy Mufti spoke on the priority areas in the work of imams, recalling that a religious figure should be as useful as possible for society, and strive for its improvement.

24 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 22, 2020 

Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi took part in a video-conference of the Supreme Religious Council of the Peoples of the Caucasus dedicated to the “Activities of religious organizations during a pandemic”.

Among the speakers were leaders of the Muslims spiritual administrations of the North Caucasus, as well as representatives of other confessions.

22 July, 2020
Volgograd, July 21, 2020

A new grand mosque is under construction in the city of Volzhsky, Volgograd Region, Islam.ru website reports. The mosque will become one of the largest in the Southern Federal District of Russia.

22 July, 2020
Nalchik, July 22, 2020

The authorities of Kabardino-Balkaria declared Friday, July 31, as a rest day in the region due to the celebration of Eid al-Adha. The corresponding decree was signed by the head of the republic Kazbek Kokov.

22 July, 2020
Makhachkala, July 20, 2020

Deputy Mufti of Dagestan Republic Ahmad Kakhaev held a meeting with the members of organizational committee for celebration of the upcoming Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha.

During the meeting, it was proposed to hold a family festival, that can be attended by everyone.

Ahmad Kakhaev urged the gathered to do their best so as to organize the event in compliance with all the recommendations of Rospotrebnadzor.

22 July, 2020
Simferopol, July 21, 2020

The head of the construction of the cathedral mosque of Crimea, Ziya Aliyev, shared last night about the process of its building during the program at Millet TV channel, Islam.ru website reports.  


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