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...
Lettre de H. DeFrance, Haut Commissaire de la République Française en Orient au Ministre des Affaires Etrangères, M. Pichon sur les protestations des Tatars de Crimée présentées par M.O.K Djelilloff, délégué du parlement national Tatar
Letter from the High Commissioner of the French Republic in the Orient to the Minister of Foreign Affairs Pichon on the Protest by Djelilof, delegate of the National Parlement of Crimean Tatars, Against the Actions of General Denikin in Crimea
Письмо верховного представителя Франции в Константинополе о протесте…
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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 the National Delimitation Project in Soviet Central Asia in the 1920s and 1930s as a means...