Muslims mark Eid al-Adha in Moscow

Since the Russian capital’s mosques cannot accommodate all worshippers, many believers listen to the festive sermon on the streets.

Since the Russian capital’s mosques cannot accommodate all worshippers, many believers listen to the festive sermon on the streets.

Moscow agency/ Nikerchiev Andrey
On Sept. 12, Moscow’s Muslims mark Eid al-Adha, a major religious holiday. The festival is called Kurban Bayram in Russia. Kurban is derived from the Arabic qurban, meaning sacrifice, while bayram means feast in Turkish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

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