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Putin urged the Russian Muslims to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr at home

Moscow, May 18, 2020

Russian President Vladimir Putin called upon the Muslims of the country to heed the muftis and celebrate the Eid ul-Fitr (Uraza-Bairam) holiday at home, as well as to refuse congregational prayers and the tradition of gathering on the festive day.


Tatarstan charity fund distributes 18 000 Iftar lunch boxes

Kazan, May 13, 2020

“Zakat” charity fund of Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan continues to distribute lunch boxes for breaking fasts during Ramadan to those in need. The initiative is held within the framework of the VIII-th Republican Iftar campaign. Some 18’000 iftar meals boxes have already been sent to 30 Muslim communities of the republic, 40 mosques in Kazan and Islamic religious institutions of the region as well.


Dagestan Muftiyat provided madrasa for treating COVID19 patients

Izberbash, May 12, 2020

The Muftiyat of Dagestan Republic continues supporting health workers who at this difficult time are fighting for the lives of people, risking their own lives.


Grand Mosque entrances equipped with self-sterilization gates

Makkah, May 8, 2020

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Grand Mosque and the Prophet’s Mosque has opened advanced self-sterilization gates in the entrances to the Grand Mosque, Saudi Press Agency reported on Thursday.

These gates are equipped with the latest technologies and are installed as part of the precautionary measures that have been carried out since the outbreak of Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19).


Özil Donates £80,000 to Help Muslims This Ramadan

London, May 3, 2020

Arsenal Muslim midfielder Mesut Özil has made a generous £80,000 donation to a Turkish charity to help Muslims during Ramadan amid coronavirus crisis. The donation will provide food and aid for 16,000 Muslims throughout the holy month.


Stores in Adygea hold Ramadan charity campaign

Maikop, April 28, 2020

Muslim Religious Administration of Adygea together with the entrepreneurs of the republican capital started a charity initiative "Ramadan - the month of good deeds" that is held third year in a row in the region. Participation in the project is open to everyone.  

Many stores of the city have carts and baskets, where everyone may leave any products. Then the gathered products are passed on to the representatives of the mosque, who in their turn distribute them to low-income families.


British MP joins Ramadan fast to better understand Muslims

London, April 27, 2020

A British MP has embarked on a journey toward empathy and compassion, announcing that he will be fasting for the first week of Ramadan to better understand what this holy month and practice means to Muslims.

"Ramadan is a time for spiritual reflection, self-improvement and heightened worship," Paul Bristow, a Conservative MP for Peterborough in Eastern England, said in a video on Twitter to announce his decision.


Crimean Muslim clergy to hold a children's Ramadan flash mob

Sevastopol, April 24, 2020

Religious and educational program “Faydal Ilim” of Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol together with the @yani_usul project announce the beginning of a flash mob for children dedicated to the holy month of Ramadan!


The daughter of Russian President’s Press Secretary plans to fast the whole Ramadan

Moscow, April 23, 2020

The daughter of the Russian President press secretary Dmitry Peskov, Elizaveta shared her plans to fast the whole Ramadan. She wrote about this on her account in Instagram.

In the publication, Elizaveta noted that her parents did not impose any religion on her in childhood, allowing her to choose the belief herself when she becomes adult.


Russia and Qatar jointly develop vaccine against coronavirus

Moscow, April 22, 2020

Russian and Qatari specialists are working on joint development of a vaccine against a new coronavirus infection, Russian Ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov told RIA Novosti Agency on Wednesday.

“Russia and Qatar have been maintaining close cooperation since the first days of the start of the COVID-19 epidemic, and active work is being carried out between the relevant departments of the two countries for joint development of the vaccine”, – the ambassador said.


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