Alexander Matovnikov

'Pride of Muslims' mosque opened in Shali

An opening ceremony for the largest mosque in Europe is being held today in the city of Shali, Chechnya, with more than 200 guests from 43 countries in attendance. The new mosque has been heralded as 'The pride of Muslims'; it …

Matovnikov on North Caucasus development

Mountain hiking, business and ethno-tourism, as well as agriculture in the North Caucasus require active development, Presidential Envoy to the North Caucasus Federal District (NCFD) Alexander Matovnikov said at a meeting with …

Orthodox church opens in Chechnya

The inauguration of the church in honor of Holy Great Martyr Barbara was held on Saturday in the village of Shelkovskaya in Chechnya. The opening ceremony was attended by Plenipotentiary Representative of the President of the Russian Federation …