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The first online madrasah began its work in Tatarstan

Kazan, January 20, 2021

Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan launched the first online madrasah in the republic. The lessons in madrasah are to be held in the Tatar language, “Tatar-inform” agency reports.


World Interfaith Conference to be held in Russia

Moscow, January 20, 2021

Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matvienko expects the World Conference on Interreligious and Interethnic Dialogue to be held in Russia next year with the participation of heads of state and religious leaders, RIA Novosti reports.


Crimean Muftiyat launches online seminars on the life of Prophets

Sevastopol, January 20, 2021

The Muftiyat of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol within the framework of the educational project “Faidaly Ilim” (Useful Knowledge) begins a series of online seminars dedicated to the life of the Prophets.

Lessons on the biography of the Prophets are to be broadcasted on the Faidaly Elim page on Instagram every Wednesday at 09:00 p.m. The lessons are open for everyone.


Tatarstan Muslims held a hockey tournament

Arsk, January 19, 2021

The ice hockey tournament “Tukai Yaktashlary” was held in the Ice Palace in the city of Arsk within the framework of the Year of the Native Language and National Unity. The competition was organized by the Arsk Muslim Community. The tournament gathered 8 rural teams.


More than 50 mosques restored and built in Astrakhan

Astrakhan, January 18, 2021

Over recent years, more than 50 mosques have been restored and built in the Astrakhan region. The head of the region, Igor Babushkin, recalled this during a meeting with the chairman of the Central Spiritual Administration of Muslims, Supreme Mufti of Russia, Talgat Tadzhuddin.


Bolgar Islamic Academy holds spiritual and educational seminars

Bolgar, January 14, 2021

The 6-th spiritual and educational seminar for the clerics and members of the Board of Trustees of Muslim Religious Administration of the Far East was held at the Bolgarian Islamic Academy on January, 8-10. The event has already become an annual tradition.


A grand mosque to be built in Vladivostok

Vladivostok, January 13, 2021

Tatarstan Muslims plan to build a new mosque for the follow-believers in Vladivostok. The place for worship has already been selected, and the paperwork is underway as well, IA PrimaMedia reported on January 13.  


Over six million perform Umrah for the last three months

Mecca, January 11, 2021

The General Presidency for the Affairs of the Two Holy Mosques announced that the presidency has facilitated the performance of rituals by more than six million Umrah pilgrims and worshipers at the Grand Mosque in Mecca since the gradual resumption of the Umrah service and visit to the Two Holy Mosques, SaudiGazette reports.


Saudi Arabia to resume all international flights in spring

Riyadh, January 8, 2021

Saudi Arabia has decided to lift the temporary travel ban and resume all international flights, the Saudi Press Agency reported on Friday citing a statement from the Ministry of Interior.

The move, which will come into force on March 31, 2021, includes the following measures:

1. Citizens will be allowed to travel outside the Kingdom and come back.

2. The temporary ban on international flights will be lifted.


16 mosques opened in Tatarstan in 2020

Kazan, December 30, 2020

16 new mosques were opened in Tatarstan in 2020, the press office of the Muslim Religious Administration of Tatarstan reports. “The houses of Allah appeared in Tukayevsky, Arsky, Alekseevsky, Bavlinsky, Sabinsky, Nizhnekamsky, Elabuga, Mendeleevsky, Buinsky, Alkeevsky and Pestrechinsky districts of the republic”, the press office noted.


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