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Older Tatars in Moscow Forming Prayer Rooms to Avoid Immigrants and Use of Russian in Religious Rites

October 10, 2014

Staunton, October 10 – Older Tatars, who until two decades ago were the defining face of Islam in Moscow, are now retreating to self-organized prayer rooms to avoid having to interact with the far more numerous Muslim migrant communities from Central Asia and the Caucasus and from having religious services conducted in Russian rather than […]