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Georgia celebrates Saint George’s Day - Giorgoba

Today, on November 23, Georgia is celebrating one of the most important religious holidays in the country - the St. George's Day or Giorgoba. Festive services, dedicated to this day, are held in all the acting churches of Georgia. …

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Putin congratulates Russian Muslims on Eid al-Adha

Russian President Vladimir Putin has congratulated Russia’s Muslims on Eid al-Adha. In his message of congratulations posted on the Kremlin’s website on Tuesday, the president highlighted the values of Islam that serve to …

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Several rockets fired on Presidential Palace in Kabul

Several rockets were launched on the Presidential Palace in Afghanistan’s capital of Kabul on Tuesday during prayers of Eid al-Adha holiday period, China’s news agency Xinhua reported. According to the news agency, the …

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Ramadan: four tips to help you eat right and stay healthy

Ramadan began on April 13 this year, and is one of the most important months of the year for Muslims. For the month of Ramadan, the majority of Muslims will fast during daylight hours and cannot eat or drink until the sun sets – after …

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Jews around the world celebrate Passover

Jews around the world celebrate Passover: this is the main holiday in Judaism, dedicated to the events known as the Exodus from Egypt. The Passover is celebrated on the 14th day of the spring month of Nisan according to the Hebrew …

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Russia's Orthodox Christians celebrate Christmas

Today Orthodox Christians are celebrating Christmas, one of the biggest and most ancient Christian holidays. Russian President Vladimir Putin attended Orthodox Christmas services at a small 13th century church on an island. …

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Nationalization of religion as a way to combat religious extremism

In September, Russian lawmakers made another attempt to bring spiritual and church practices in line with trends in domestic and foreign government policy. The bill "On Amendments to the Federal Law" ”On Freedom of Conscience and on Religious Associations" in terms of improving the legal regulation of the activities of religious associations was removed from consideration

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