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...
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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
An anthology of documents reflecting the process of Islam’s evolution in the Russian Empire, in particular its institutionalization in the…
This teaching module examines aspects of the National Delimitation Project in Soviet Central Asia in the 1920s and 1930s. Using...