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Pilgrims from Russia will fly to Hajj bypassing Iran and Iraq

Makhachkala, January 9, 2019

In connection with the recent events in the Middle East and the recommendation of the Russian Airways to Russian airlines not to use the airspace of Iran and Iraq for security purposes, many pilgrims in Dagestan became concerned about regular direct flights from Makhachkala to Jeddah.


All-Russian Koran recitation contest among women is to be held in Tatarstan

Kazan, January 9, 2019 

Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Tatarstan is to hold the All-Russian Koran recitation contest among women on January 25, 2020. The contest is to take place in the village of Uruss of the Yutazinsky district.


Direct flights from Dagestan to Saudi Arabia are open now

Makhachkala, December 30, 2019

The regular flights to Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) from Makhachkala (Dagestan, Russia) airport started on Sunday last week. According to Bulat Kurbanov, general director of the Marwa-Tour Hajj Company, the flights will be carried out by Utair Company once in two weeks, TASS reports.

"The first plane departed from Makhachkala with a 100% load. The return flight from Jeddah is scheduled for January 10. The flights will be carried out regularly, once every two weeks”, Kurbanov said.


Russian Orthodox Church to support Muslim community in construction of a mosque

Ekaterinburg, December 30, 2019 

The Russian Orthodox Church mentioned the demolition of a mosque in Ekaterinburg. This was stated by the chairman of the Synodal department for the relationship of the church with society and the media, Vladimir Legoyda, Komsomolskaya Pravda reports.


Deputy Mufti of Stavropol Krai met with Mufti of Dagestan

Makhachkala, December 30, 2019

Deputy Mufti of Stavropol Krai Zakir Sharypov came to the Republic of Dagestan on a working trip. Firstly the theologian read a Friday sermon dedicated to the Judgement Day at Zaynullah Sharifi Rasulev Mosque in the city of Makhachkala.


Tatarstan Mufti took part in an interfaith hockey match

Kazan, December 27, 2019

An interfaith hockey match was held on the ice arena of “Zilant” sports complex in Kazan on December 27. The friendly match was attended by representatives of Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Tatarstan, the Kazan Diocese, as well as employees of the Department for the Development of Languages ​​and Interaction with Public Organizations of the Office of the Executive Committee of Kazan.


Tatarstan opened 18 new mosques this year

Kazan, December 27, 2019

18 new mosques were opened in Tatarstan in 2019, the press office of Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Tatarstan reports. The new mosques appeared in Aktanyshsky, Apastovsky, Arsky, Bavlinsky, Buinsky, Mamadyshsky, Muslyumovsky, Nurlatsky, Sabinsky, Spassky, Baltasinsky districts, as well as the Soviet district of Kazan and the village of Nazyar, Agryz district.


Mosques of Ingushetia to stand up for environmental protection

Magas, December 25, 2019

Muslim clergy in Ingushetia plans to launch the Green Month initiative including reading of sermons at mosques of the region dedicated to the environment in order to develop environmental awareness in local people through religion. According to the head of the project Adam Kalimatov, the initiative was figured out during the International Ecological Forum, which took place in a mountainous region of Ingushetia, TASS agency writes. Before starting the initiative, the organizers plan to compose a training manual for imams of mosques.


Kazan authority chooses territory for the construction of Cathedral Mosque

Kazan, December 25, 2019

According to the mayor of Kazan, Ilsur Metshin, an architectural community in conjunction with the Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan is to select territory for the construction of the Cathedral Mosque in the capital of Tatarstan.


Dagestan Mufti received the Order of Glory and Honour

Makhachkala, December 24, 2019

Patriarch Kirill signed a decree on awarding Mufti of Dagestan Sheikh Ahmad Afandi with the Order of Glory and Honor. In this regard, the Chairman of the Expert Council under the Patriarch for Interaction with Muslims, Hieromonk Grigory and religious scholar, historian Dr Roman Silantyev arrived in Dagestan.


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