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Russian muftis strengthen cooperation

Kazan, August 5, 2022

Tatarstan Mufti Kamil Hazrat Samigullin met with the Plenipotentiary Representative of the Chairman of Muslim Religious Administration of the Russian Federation in the Far Eastern Federal District, Chairman of Muslim Religious Administration of Primorsky Krai, Jamal Hazrat Garifullin and his deputy Siren Hazrat Garifullin, on Friday this week, Islamtoday reports.


A pilot project on Islamic banking to be launched in Chechnya and Dagestan

Moscow, August 4, 2022

The Bank of Russia plans to start piloting an Islamic banking project in Chechnya and Dagestan in 2023 and, together with the Ministry of Finance, is preparing appropriate amendments to the legislation, Interfax reports.


A new mosque to be built in Khakassia

Chernogorsk, August 4, 2022

The construction of a mosque in Chernogorsk started on this week. It will become the second Muslim place of worship in Khakassia. Mayor Vasily Belonogov reported on the event on social networks on August 3: “Today I visited the beginning of the construction of the Muslim Mosque, where representatives of the Islamic diasporas laid the first brick of the future building. The doors of the Mosque will be open not only for Muslims living in Chernogorsk, but also for all guests.”


Tatarstan Mufti congratulated the Mufti of Crimea on his anniversary

Simferopol, August 1, 2022

Mufti of Tatarstan Kamil hazrat Samigullin went on a working trip to the Crimea. At the invitation of the Mufti of the Crimean Tatars, Emirali Haji Ablaev, he arrived in Simferopol to participate in the events dedicated to 60th birthday of the Crimean mufti.


Suleiman Kerimov to finance the construction of the Spiritual Center in Dagestan

Makhachkala, July 31, 2022

Senator from Dagestan Suleiman Kerimov visited the Spiritual and Educational Center named after the Prophet Isa (peace be upon him), where, accompanied by the head of the region Sergey Melikov and the mufti of the republic, Sheikh Ahmad Afandi, he got acquainted with the construction of a grandiose social facility, NNT channel reports.


Young talents present start-ups at the All-Russian forum of Muslim youth

Bolgar, July 29, 2022

The All-Russian Forum of Muslim Youth is held these days in Bolgar. The event is dedicated to the 1100th anniversary of the adoption of Islam in the Volga Bolgaria. About 200 young Muslims from 18 to 30 years old from different parts of Russia and abroad take part in the forum.


Muslims of Donetsk to receive religious knowledge in Russia

Donetsk, July 28, 2022

The priority for the education of Muslim youth from the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) will be shifted from Arab countries to Islamic educational institutions in Russia. Rashid Bragin, chairman of the Muslim Religious Administration of DPR, told reporters on Wednesday this week.


Muhammad is the second most popular name in Kaluga

Kaluga, July 27, 2022

The registry office in the Kaluga region registered the birth of 767 babies in June: 392 boys and 375 girls. The department named the most popular names given by parents to newborns last month, reports

Among boys, the first three popular names are Artyom, Muhammad and Maxim.

Varvara and Sofia are the most popular female names. Then go Anna, Victoria and Alice.



Russian Mufti urged to make a film on interreligious friendship

Moscow, July 27, 2022

The head of the Spiritual Assembly of Muslims of Russia (SAMR), Mufti Albir Krganov, addressed the film director Nikita Mikhalkov with a request to create a film about the friendship of peoples and religions in Russia, TASS reports.


Donetsk Muslims performed Hajj for the first time

Donetsk, July 26, 2022

A group of Muslims from the community of the Donetsk People’s Republic (DPR) together with pilgrims from Russia made the hajj to Mecca for the first time this year. It was reported on Tuesday by the Ministry of Information of the DPR.


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