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Disinfection measures are carried out in Dagestan mosques

Makhachkala, June 9, 2020

Disinfection of public areas continues in the affected by the coronavirus pandemic Dagestan Republic, website reports. The sanitary cleaning is carried out in order to prevent the spread coronavirus infection.


A 19-year-old Muslim rescues a child, but dies himself

Ufa, June 9, 2020 

In Ufa, a 19-year-old man threw into the river to save a drowning child, but could not get out himself. The tragic incident was revealed by the Office of Civil Protection. The deceased was a foreign student Khadzhimurat Kalandarov, who came to Bashkiria from Tajikistan.


Muslims of Tatarstan are to study the Koran online

Kazan, June 9, 2020

Tatarstan Muftiyat initiated a new online project - women's express courses “Learning to read the Quran”, the press office of the Tatarstan Muslim clergy reports. This initiative is a part of the large-scale project “One Day School” that is aimed at teaching the basics of Islam and reading namaz during several lessons.

It is third time when express courses “Learning to read the Quran” are organized in the republic, but now they are to be held online.


Dagestan Muslims provided humanitarian aid to Karachay-Cherkessia

Makhachkala, June 8, 2020

Muslims of Dagestan Republic sent humanitarian aid to the neighbouring republic of Karachay-Cherkessia to support the population during the coronavirus pandemic. The assistance for more than 3.5 million rubles included food products as well as personal protective equipment. It was delievered to Karachay-Cherkessia by the Dagestan charitable fund “Insan”.


Man held for planning attack on Muslims in Germany

Berlin, June 8, 2020

Police in Germany have detained a man on suspicion of planning to kill Muslims in an attack inspired by the 2019 mosque shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand, prosecutors said Monday.

The 21-year-old from the northern city of Hildesheim had announced his attack plans “in an anonymous Internet chat,” the state prosecutor’s office in the town of Celle said.


Summer online Islamic courses start in Dagestan

Makhachkala, June 3, 2020

Grand mosque of Dagestan capital announced summer online Islamic courses for children. The organizers plan to hold lessons on the basics of Islam, reciting the Koran and performing namaz both for boys and girls.

Imam of the mosque, Umarashab Arslanaliev, told that these online courses would simultaneously start in other cities and regions of the republic.


Indonesia Cancels Hajj Due to COVID-19

Jakarta, June 2, 2020

In April, a Saudi official asked Muslims intending to perform Hajj this year to delay making plans, hinting at the possibility of cancelling the Hajj this year.

With no official decision yet on this, Indonesia, the world’s largest Muslim-majority nation, has cancelled hajj pilgrimage this year, The Jakarta Post reported.

With more than 27,549 cases and over 1,663 deaths to date, Indonesia is taking extensive measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.


Mosques and Muslim centers opened in the suburbs of Moscow

Moscow, June 2, 2020

Mosques and Muslim centers in Moscow region are to open today, on Wednesday, after the ban on holding collective prayers due to the spread of coronavirus infection. According to the new rules the believers have to follow the recommendations, when attend mosques for collective Friday prayers, including protective medical masks and gloves, as well as observing physical distancing.


Russia developed a drug against COVID-19

Moscow, June 1, 2020

Russia has developed a promising new treatment for the coronavirus COVID-19. The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), the country’s sovereign wealth fund, is set to unveil the new drug, Avifavir, at a virtual press conference in Moscow today on Monday.

RDIF said that the drug, which “has shown high efficacy in treating patients with coronavirus during clinical trials,” had received a registration certificate from the Russian health ministry.


Putin, Crown Prince hold talks on global oil market stability

Moscow, May 28, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin had a telephone conversation with Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman on Wednesday, the Russian President’s press-secretary Dmitry Peskov reported.

During the call, both leaders agreed to coordinate efforts for the stability in the global oil market. The Russia president lauded the Kingdom's key role and efforts for the landmark OPEC+ agreement last month.

The sides discussed issues of mutual concern and means to develop bilateral relations as well.


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