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Stavropol special forces hold military drills in Kuban

Special forces stationed in Stavropol region held military drills in Kuban, press service of the Southern Military District reported. About 500 soldiers participated and more than 70 pieces of military equipment were used in the …

Mall evacuated in Krasnodar

Employees and visitors of Krasnodar's OZ MALL were evacuated this morning. "Fire trucks and ambulances arrived at the scene. Everyone were evacuated and were told to move away from the mall," one of the employees said. …

Russian Muslims to help Syrians

Central Muslim Spiritual Directorate of Russia will help Syrians, who suffered during the civil war, Talgat Tajuddin, Chief Mufti of Russia and head of the Directorate, said.  "This year, donations of …

Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr

On Sunday, June 25, Muslims worldwide celebrate Eid al-Fitr - a religious holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. By tradition, Grand Mufti of Russia Ravil Gaynutdin is to address Muslim believers from the …

Kabardino-Balkaria to help pilgrims with Hajj

In Kabardino-Balkaria (KBR), an organizing committee will be established to assist pilgrims in the Hajj to the Islamic shrines of Mecca and Medina in 2017. The corresponding order was signed by the head of the republic, Yuri Kokov. The …

Israel strikes Syrian positions after fire toward it

Israeli aircraft struck various positions in Syria Saturday, destroying two tanks, in response to more than 10 projectiles that landed in its territory, the military said. The flare-up marked a rare case of Israeli involvement in the …