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The oldest mosque in Russia to be restored by 2022

Makhachkala, December 14, 2020

The restoration of the Juma Mosque of the VIII century in the oldest Dagestan city Derbent is planned to be completed in 2022, Islam.ru website reports. The mosque is the oldest one in Russia. At the moment, the project is being finalized taking into account a number of features that were discovered by the restorers at the initial stage of work, told TASS agency the director of the Derbent Museum-Reserve, Viktor Chesnokov.


Omsk became the Muslim capital of Russia for three days

Omsk, December 9, 2020

Omsk hosts the Fifth Reporting and Election Congress of the Centralized Religious Organization Muslim Religious Administration of the Asian Part of Russia under the leadership of Mufti Nafigulla Ashirov. From 8 to 10 December, the heads of the religious administrations of Muslims (muftiyats) from different cities of Russia will work at the Aurora Hotel, reports “Omsk.zdes” newspaper.


Halal mortgage adoption discussed in Ufa

Ufa, December 8, 2020

Introducing a “halal mortgage” in Russia (i.e. the difference between the cost of goods and the price of its sale is imposed on the loan) was discussed within the framework of the international business week in Ufa, the press office of the State Committee of Bashkiria on Foreign Economic Relations reports.


Crimean Muslim women received an award for the best project in Russia

Sevastopol, December 7, 2020

Public organization of Muslim women of Crimea “Bullyur” under Muslim Religious Administration of the Republic of Crimea and the city of Sevastopol and the educational project “Faidaly Ilim” were recognized as the best in Russia.


Mufti of the Far East met with the governor of the Jewish Autonomous Region

Birobidzhan, December 7, 2020

Mufti of the Russian Far East met with the governor of the Jewish Autonomous Region Rostislav Ernstovich Goldstein on Monday, December 7. Ahmad Hazrat conveyed words of greetings and congratulations on behalf of the Supreme Mufti of the Central Muslim Religious Administration of Russia, to the governor on assuming office and being elected as the secretary of the regional branch of the “Yedinaya Rossiya” party.


A new mufti elected in Rostov region

Rostov-on-Don, December 7, 2020

Central Muslim Religious Administration of the Rostov Region held elections of the head of the religious organization on December 6, Islam.ru website reports. The post of Mufti Jafyar Bikmaev, who died in mid-November, was taken by his son, Muhammad. He was elected during an open vote of the Council of Alims and Imams of the region.


Sheikh Muhammad Yaraghi conference held in Dagestan

Makhachkala, December 5, 2020

A scientific conference dedicated to “Muhammad Yaraghi in Dagestan culture and world science: problems of spiritual heritage and cultural memory” was held in Makhachkala last Saturday, Islam.ru website reports.

The event was organized by the Madrasa named after Muhammad Yaraghi with the assistance of the Ministry of National policy and religious affairs of Dagestan.


A Muslim saved the animal, risking his life

Samara, December 2, 2020

An unusual rescue mission took place in the town of Pokhvistnevo near Samara. For three days local residents watched a cat that climbed a tall tree and could not get down. The animal was exhausted from hunger and was very frightened. Photos of the situation have spread around local publics on social networks. As a result, Murat Valiev volunteered to help the cat. The young Muslim climbed a tree and rescued an exhausted, frozen and hungry animal.


Muslim feeds the hungry in Naberezhnye Chelny

Naberezhnye Chelny, December 2, 2020

Muslim businessman from Naberezhnye Chelny, Rustam Gatin, provided hot food to several dozen of homeless and needy people of the region, Islam.ru website reports. According to him, they were mostly elderly people. “We fed them with pea soup, naval pasta, meatballs, as well as treated them with tea and cookies and gingerbreads. So far we are distributing food only once a week, but we plan to increase it to twice”, the man shared.


UAE to help to finish the construction of Ingushetia's grand mosque

Magas, December 1, 2020

The United Arab Emirates considers supporting the construction of the first cathedral mosque in the capital of Ingushetia. The head of the Ministry of Nationalities of the Republic, Ruslan Volkov, told “Inerfax”, quoting the chairman of the World Council of Muslim Communities (WCMC) Ali Rashid al-Nuaimi.


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