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Russia: Celebration of Eid al-Adha in Saint Petersburg

Categories: Eastern & Central Europe, Russia, Citizen Media, Migration & Immigration, Religion

Mr7.ru writes [1] [ru] about the Eid al-Adha celebration by Muslims living in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg. The site writes that up to 80,000 people took part in the celebration according to different sources, quoting Shamil Mugattarov, the head of Coordination Council of Muslims in Saint Petersburg, as complaining about “the lack of infrastructure for Muslim worshipers in the city”. Photographer Sergei Chernov publishes the pictures [2] he took during the celebration.