religions in Caucasus

Muslims around the world to celebrate Night of Decree

Muslims all over the world will spend the night from 11 to 12 June in prayer. The Night of Decree or Laylat Al Qadr is celebrated every year at the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. Official festive events timed to Laylat Al Qadr …

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Orthodox church to be restored in Shelkovsky district

The Orthodox church of the Holy Martyr Barbara destroyed in 1937 will be restored in the Cossack village of Shelkovskaya, Chechnya. The decision to restore the shrine was taken after the Orthodox community appealed to the head of the republic, …

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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 …

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Yevkurov and Kadyrov held talks in Ingushetia

The head of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov, arrived in Ingushetia for talks with the head of the republic, Yunus-bek Yevkurov. The meeting was devoted to a discussion of the socio-political situation in both regions and ways to strengthen  …

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Yevkurov proposes replacing Mufti of Ingushetia

The head of Ingushetia, Yunus-bek Yevkurov, wrote today on Instagram about the need for the resignation of the Mufti of Republic, Isa Khamkhoyev. "As the head of the republic, I have expressed …

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Georgian Patriarch opposes slander against Islam

The sermons of the head of the Georgian Orthodox Church, Catholicos-Patriarch of All Georgia Ilia II has always draw attention of the Georgian public to themselves. They are widely reported in the local media and politicians …

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Dagestani Mufti's book published in Russian

The book of Dagestani Muslim spiritual leader Ahmad-khadzhi Abdullayev titled 'Lessons of Virtue' has been translated into the Russian language. It is reported that it was published with a circulation of 50 thousand copies. …

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Mosque opens in Makhachkala suburb of Separatorny

A new mosque built to accommodate 3500 worshippers was opened yesterday in the Makhachkala suburb of Separatorny. The mosque, which received the name of Abdulhamid Afandi from Inkho, was built on the initiative of the Dagestani Mufti, Sheikh …

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