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Islam in Russia

"Muslim World" exhibition held in Chelyabinsk

Source : islam.ru / 09 Jun 2014

An exhibition “Muslim World”, lasted  for  4 days which was held at the Sports Complex “Youth”, completed in Chelaybinsk.

Various artefacts and types of products including national Bashkir honey, national dishes, halal meat, sweets, souvenirs and books were displayed to visitors. As a part of the exhibition a contest was held for the best cook and fashion show of Islamic clothing.

 

«Mecca in silver» exhibition to be held in Moscow

Source : Islam.ru with WTJSC.com / 12 Mar 2014

In 2013 in Russia with the use of the high-end technology the Moscow Mint of the Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation issued a collection of 40 replica stamps made of 999 fine silver and dedicated it to the Holy City of Mecca.

 

Muslims donated blood for children suffering from cancer

Source : islam.ru / 18 Feb 2014

Charity campaign "Become a donor - Gift of Hope" was held on February 15, the International Day of children, who suffering with cancer. The event was organized by Russian Muftis Council. 

Donated blood was transferred to the Russian Children's Clinical Hospital and Medical Center named after Bakulev, the press service of Russian muslims reports.

 

Islamophobia in Russia

Source : Arab news / 3 Dec 2013

Last week, the mayor of Moscow, Sergei Sobyan instunned the world by announcing that the city was banning the construction of new mosques. The ban was one of the latest and clearest signs of the growing anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim sentiments in Russia.

There are an estimated 2 million Muslim residents in the city, but none of Moscow’s four existing mosques can hold more than 10,000 people. Worshippers frequently have to use the streets or wait for hours to enter the existing mosques, especially on Fridays and religious occasions.

 

Tatarstan:Smooth Islamization Sprinkled with Blood

By Ruslan Kurbanov / 27 Feb 2013

The group of people in the Muslim world addressed in this article is often confused with the Mongols and unfairly considered descendants of the destroyers of Baghdad. However, in the history of the Islamic world, this nation has played a unique role.

These are the people to which the Russian state owes much to its rise and becoming. In fact, these people laid the foundation of the Russian state union of Christians and Muslims.

 

Russian Imams Killed in Dozens

By Ruslan Kurbanov / 9 Jan 2013

The end of 2012 in Russia witnessed the burial of the vice-Mufti of North Ossetia region Ibrahim Dudarov — tenth Imam killed in the country for the year 2012. In recent years, Russia topped the world’s list in the number of dead Imams and Muftis. The reason behind this problem is a prolonged confrontation between the authorities and official clergy on one side and armed Jihadi groups on the other side in the North Caucasus region. In this situation it is difficult to understand who is killing the Imams and for what, and how Muslims should respond to this challenge.

 

Moscow shows "Muslims - pride of Russia".

By Jamal Fulani | Assalam | 04 Dec 2012

Production Center Art-films and "Tvorog - Media Group" launched a movie project "Muslims - the pride of Russia" to portray outstanding contribution by contemporary Russian Muslims. Presentation of the first two films took place last weekend at the Moscow Government House of public organizations.

The project authored by Ahmad Makarov and directed by Abdullah Issa is financially supported by Islamic culture, science and education development foundation.

 

Resiliency Reigns for Russian Muslims, Indonesian Diplomat Finds

By Sylviana Hamdani | Jakarta Globe | 24 Aug 2012

“ For most of us in Indonesia, Russia is a dark and dreary country,” Indonesian diplomat M. Aji Surya said. “In our minds, the country seems to be enclosed with hopelessness and darkness due to its past.”

 

Everything is up to a person

Speech by Shaykh Said Afandi al-Chirkawi on the Ulama Majlis in Chirkey on January, 1, 2005.

Dear brothers in faith! Praise be to Allah, who granted us these ulama, all these talented young men! We simply are not good enough at shukru, i.e. being thankful to Allah. And it is almost impossible to express the gratitude for everything we have heard from our ulama today. The previous Majlis was good, too. They say, if there is an advice-asker, there is always an advice-giver. Allah gave us these people who can teach us something useful. May He grant us the ability to learn it!

 
 

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