» 06/13/2011, 00.00
RUSSIA - ISLAM
Dagestan, dean of an Islamic university killed. Remembered by Russian Church
He was a Sufi Muslim. Moscow Patriarchate: Sadikov was a "good friend" now the state and the nation will help the Muslim Ummah to reject extremism.
Another mufti killed in Russian Caucasus
In Stavropol region, car bomb attack on the deputy mufti. Investigations focus on extremists, but may also be a personal vendetta.
Metropolitan appreciates Vatican gestures, pledges support in fight against terrorism
The Past as part of the dialogue between cultures in the Middle East
Russian Islamic University opens in Grozny, with Putin’s blessing
At the inauguration, Chechen President Kadyrov announces a future for the nation free of the influence of Wahhabi Islam and extremism. The university will offer cultural courses and Muslim doctrine along with Russian, Chechen and English as well as sociology, political science and philosophy.
30/05/2011 RUSSIA - ISLAM
Closure of an important Islamic centre. Moscow seeks control of Islam
The Supreme Court ordered the Centre linked to the Council of muftis, to cease all activities. According to analysts and members of the Centre, the Kremlin wants to bring the Muslim community under the control of a single organization loyal to the state.
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