Is Religion A Part of Russian Taboo?

One of the most common misconception around the world about religion in Russia: Because of Russia’s close connection with communism (a leftover of a bygone era), people who have never learn and never go to Russia think that religion is not allowed to be practiced or talked about. They think that Russian government follows communism […]

Grozny, a Peaceful City in Russia Near the Middle East

As a transcontinental country, Russia’s territory receives considerable influences from Asia although majority of its lands are located in Europe. A perfect example of this case is Grozny, the capital city of Chechnya, Russia. Historically, it always maintains close ties with Russia, but its culture and society are greatly influenced by its nearest neighbor, the […]

3 Best Facts About Bornay Mosque in Kazan

Russia is a nation with a very large population. Based on the member of its population, Russia is on the top 10 list of the most populous countries. Among around 140 million people living in Russia, Islam is this country’s second most believed religion. According to a survey held there, 6,5% of all the populations […]

What You Should Know About Iske Tash Mosque in Kazan

Kazan is a city in Russia which is known as The Third Capital of Russia. The city that has an important role in economics, politics, cultures, and religions is also famous for its predicate as one of UNESCO’s World Heritage Cities. With various religions represented by Kazan’s people, Kazan has an architecture block called Universal […]

6 Famous Facts of Nurulla Mosque in Kazan City

History of Islam in Russia can’t be separated from acts of extremism and separatism. For a period of time in the nation, Islam went through dark days from how it was connected with terrorism against the government all over the country. Most of the radical groups used to be concentrated in the north Caucasus region […]

6 Breathtaking Facts about Mukhtarov Mosque in Vladikavkaz, Russia

Vladikavkaz is the capital of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, Russia. It is situated on the foothills of the Caucasus Mountains by the Terek River. According to 2010 census, there are 311,693 people residing in the city – making it one of the most populous cities in the North Caucasus. The majority of the populations […]

5 Legendary Facts about Istoricheskaya Mechet or the Old Mosque, Moscow

Even though today there are about three million Muslims living in Moscow, the convenience to practice the religion in this capital of Russia is not as nice as in several parts of Russia namely the Republic of Tatarstan, Chechnya, or Dagestan. This can be seen from the government’s rejection to building more mosques in the […]

8 Beautiful Facts of Bulgar Mosque, Russia

As we all know, Russia is such a vast country. In the entire nation there are three famous Bulgar Mosques; two in Kazan, Tatarstan and the other one in Cheboksary, Chuvashia. The one we will discuss about in this article, though, is the one in Kazan. The other famous mosque from the Republic of Tatarstan […]

Heart of Chechnya! Get to Know About Akhmad Kadyrov Mosque in Grozny

The Republic of Chechnya in Russia has a long and quite bitter history. For once it wanted to be separated from Russia and the rage gave birth to extremists and separatists in Chechnya. Their actions against the government spread terrors across the country and the region was, for quite some time, closed for visitors because […]

11 Must-Known Facts About The Blue Mosque of St. Petersburg

First of all, you should know that there are two famous Blue Mosques in the world. One in Istanbul, Turkey – also known as Sultan Ahmed Mosque and the other one in St. Petersburg, Russia – known as Saint Petersburg Mosque. We are now going to talk about the latter and find out 11 must-known […]