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...
1919-03-13 or earlier
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Мероприятия уполномоченного Совета по Джезказганской области Исмагамбетова Г.К. по борьбе с религиозным экстремизмом.
Compiled by Salavat M. Iskhakov This collection contains letters, previously unknown and unavailable, from the personal archives of a number of the…
This teaching module examines the National Delimitation Project in Soviet Central Asia in the 1920s and 1930s as a means...