Russian Perspectives on Islam documents the encounter and evolving relationship between the secular/Orthodox state and the Islamic regions, groups, individuals, and ideologies on the territory of the former Soviet Union and neighboring countries. This set of unique materials illuminates the strategies implemented by the Soviet and Russian state to establish authority and legitimacy among predominantly Muslim populations in Central Asia, the Northern Caucasus and Siberia and to enhance Moscow’s influence internationally with nearby Muslim countries, including Iran, Iraq, Pakistan and Turkey. The digital archive is designed to disseminate these documents to the widest possible scholarly community and general readership. Read more...
Дехканин! Не забывай сделать запасы на зиму и починить сельхозинвентарь! Вовремя засевай землю!
Dehkan! Don’t forget to store up for the winter and mend farming equipment! Sow seeds on time!
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Dil mehohad, ki guiamu giram
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Текст проповеди имама Московской мечети Салихова против использования ядерного оружия и агрессии англичан
Visual propaganda played an enormous role in the history of the 20th century. In contrast to the 19th century, it was aimed not only at the educated…
This teaching module examines aspects of the National Delimitation Project in Soviet Central Asia in the 1920s and 1930s. Using...