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Russian Government Has No Plans to Allow Hijabs in Schools
Russian officials don't see any reasons for changing the existing rules of secular education and permitting Muslim headscarves at schools, Russian Education and Science Minister Dmitry Livanov told the press on Wednesday.
Ingushetia Brings Fines for Bride Kidnapping
Islamic clerics and respected elders of the Russian republic of Ingushetia agreed to hike unofficial fines for bride kidnapping in a bid to stop the custom that often leads to a bloody violence.
Dagestan Officials Allow Headscarves in Schools
The Education Ministry of Russias predominantly Muslim North Caucasus Republic of Dagestan has permitted wearing headscarves in schools, the ministry's spokesperson reports.
The Innocence of Muslims May Cost Russians Social Web Access
Google's refusal to take down the trailer to a controversial film, The Innocence of Muslims, may lead to YouTube's getting blacklisted in Russia according to the new law regulating the Internet content. has also been warned.
Russian Prosecutors Seek to Ban "Innocence of Muslims"
The Prosecutor Generals Office has declared the film Innocence of Muslims extremist and plans to ban the scandalous video in Russia.
A Mosque and Muslim Educational Centre Appear in North-West of Moscow
A mosque and a Muslim educational centre will appear in the north-west of Moscow, in Mitino district.
Dagestan Spiritual Leader Killed in Terror Blast
A spiritual leader of Dagestan Muslims, Sheikh Said Afandi, and five other people were killed in a blast carried out by a female suicide bomber in Dagestan.
Russian Muslims: "Let Thy Pussies Go!"
The Mufti of Russian Muslims, Nail Mustafin, explained what Muslims would do, had Pussy Riot performed a punk mass at a Muslim sacred place.
First Muslim TV Channel to Appear in Russia in August
Russias first public Muslim TV channel, Al-RTV, will go on air in August. The channel is expected to target young and active viewers.

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