Tag "Islam in Russia"

A Muslim police officer dies a hero’s death and receives Russia’s highest honorary title “Hero of Russia”

The video below is an excerpt of a recent one hour long tribute on Russia TV to a 30 year old officer of the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Magomed Nurbagandov.  Here is a summary of what happened: Magomed (Mohamed/Muhammad in Russian) was camping with a friend in a forest when recruiters for ISIS/Daesh stumbled upon them.  They woke them up, beat them a little and searched them.  When they found

Russia reacts to Turkey’s attack SITREP November 29, 2015 by Scott

Historically, Russia’s big wheels turn slowly, almost invisible to the naked eye, but they do turn and grind anything getting between them into fine dust. On November 24th something extraordinary has happened, the big wheels of Russian bureaucracy moved with a pace of an Olympic sprinter banned by IAAF. Keeping fingers crossed, maybe we witness a new age of the Russian statehood, when things that need to be done get

Muslims gather in the streets of Moscow to celebrate the end of the Holy month of Ramadan

Check out this short but interesting footage taken in Moscow a few days ago: Moscow has only four mosques for an estimated two million Muslims living in, or near, the capital, and this is why even with every mosque filled at capacity, a huge crowd gathers each year in front of the Great Mosque for an outdoors prayer ceremony. There is no denying that this kind of outdoor praying is