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Grand Mosque’s opening in Moscow

September 23, 2015, 13:35 UTC+3
The opening ceremony was attended by Russian president and leaders of Turkey and Palestine
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The Grand Mosque opened on September 23 in the Russian capital after a decade of construction work
The Grand Mosque opened on September 23 in the Russian capital after a decade of construction work
The Grand Mosque opened on September 23 in the Russian capital after a decade of construction work
© AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin
The ceremony took place on the eve of Eid al-Adha, known in Russia as Kurban Bairam, a major religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide
The ceremony took place on the eve of Eid al-Adha, known in Russia as Kurban Bairam, a major religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide
The ceremony took place on the eve of Eid al-Adha, known in Russia as Kurban Bairam, a major religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
The opening ceremony was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the head of Tatarstan Republic, Rustam Minnikhanov. Photo: Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis (front)
The opening ceremony was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the head of Tatarstan Republic, Rustam Minnikhanov. Photo: Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis (front)
The opening ceremony was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the head of Tatarstan Republic, Rustam Minnikhanov. Photo: Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis (front)
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
US ambassador to Russia, John Tefft (center) at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
US ambassador to Russia, John Tefft (center) at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
US ambassador to Russia, John Tefft (center) at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis speaking at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis speaking at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis speaking at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
The mosque was demolished and rebuilt to be one of the biggest mosques in the country with a room for 10,000 believers
The mosque was demolished and rebuilt to be one of the biggest mosques in the country with a room for 10,000 believers
The mosque was demolished and rebuilt to be one of the biggest mosques in the country with a room for 10,000 believers
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
As a result of the reconstruction, costing some $170 million, the building’s floor space has been increased twenty-fold to 19,000 square meters
As a result of the reconstruction, costing some $170 million, the building’s floor space has been increased twenty-fold to 19,000 square meters
As a result of the reconstruction, costing some $170 million, the building’s floor space has been increased twenty-fold to 19,000 square meters
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
Islam is the second largest religion in Russia, which has more than 7,000 mosques
Islam is the second largest religion in Russia, which has more than 7,000 mosques
Islam is the second largest religion in Russia, which has more than 7,000 mosques
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
The decision to step up the construction of mosques in Moscow comes amid a significant growth of the Muslim population. Photo: The main prayer hall of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque
The decision to step up the construction of mosques in Moscow comes amid a significant growth of the Muslim population. Photo: The main prayer hall of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque
The decision to step up the construction of mosques in Moscow comes amid a significant growth of the Muslim population. Photo: The main prayer hall of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
Russia is home to a total of 23 million Muslims representing 38 peoples, according to the Council of Muftis
Russia is home to a total of 23 million Muslims representing 38 peoples, according to the Council of Muftis
Russia is home to a total of 23 million Muslims representing 38 peoples, according to the Council of Muftis
© EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV
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The Grand Mosque opened on September 23 in the Russian capital after a decade of construction work
© AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin
The ceremony took place on the eve of Eid al-Adha, known in Russia as Kurban Bairam, a major religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
The opening ceremony was attended by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev, Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov and the head of Tatarstan Republic, Rustam Minnikhanov. Photo: Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis (front)
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
US ambassador to Russia, John Tefft (center) at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrov
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Ravil Gainutdin, the chairman of the Council of Russia’s Muftis speaking at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
Russian President Vladimir Putin at the opening of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque after a major reconstruction
© TASS/Mikhail Metzel
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
The mosque was demolished and rebuilt to be one of the biggest mosques in the country with a room for 10,000 believers
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
As a result of the reconstruction, costing some $170 million, the building’s floor space has been increased twenty-fold to 19,000 square meters
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
Islam is the second largest religion in Russia, which has more than 7,000 mosques
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
The decision to step up the construction of mosques in Moscow comes amid a significant growth of the Muslim population. Photo: The main prayer hall of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque
© TASS/Valeriy Sharifulin
Russia is home to a total of 23 million Muslims representing 38 peoples, according to the Council of Muftis
© EPA/MAXIM SHIPENKOV

The Grand Mosque opened on September 23 in the Russian capital after a decade of construction work. The opening ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas and Kazakhstan’s President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The mosque was demolished and rebuilt to be one of the biggest mosques in the country with a room for 10,000 believers. As a result of the reconstruction, costing some $170 million, the building’s floor space has been increased twenty-fold to 19,000 square meters. Grand Mosque’s opening in Moscow - in this photo gallery by TASS.

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