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...
Не чисть конвейер на ходу!
Don’t clean the conveyor while it’s running!
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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
In the summer of 1916 a number of uprisings by Muslims roiled the Russian Empire's Central Asian possessions. Central Asians were rising up against…
This teaching module examines the case of the Basmachi movement as Islamic insurgency in Central Asia in the 1920s. Using the...