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More Than 2.5 Million Easter Cakes to Be Baked in Moscow

For this year’s Orthodox Easter which falls on April 16, Moscow bakeries will cook over 2.5 million Easter cakes – a total of 750 tons

More Than 60 Percent of Russians Consider Themselves Religious

Since 2012, the number of Russians who consider themselves religiously active has grown from 55% to 61%

First Buddhist Temple Under Construction in Moscow

The construction of the first Buddhist temple in Moscow with the 13-metre Stupa of Enlightenment began in Otradnoye

Russian Brand Makes First Smartphone for Muslims

Russian mobile phone company BQ released the Belief smartphone, the first smartphone specifically for Muslim customers

Prince Vladimir Monument Arrives in Central Moscow

The installation of a monument to Prince Vladimir began early on Oct. 16 at Borovitskaya Square in Moscow

Fifth Mosque to Be Built in Moscow

A new mosque is planned to be built in Kommunarka village in New Moscow

Moscow Muslims Celebrate Eid al-Adha

Eid al-Adha, one of the most important celebrations in Islam, began today

Moscow Monastery Runs Treasure Hunt Away From Pokémon Go

The Vysokopetrovsky Monastery, Moscow, found an inventive way to celebrate its patron saint’s day

Lent: How to Do It Right

Five way to supplement your protein while fasting

Kosher Cooking Classes Available in Moscow for the First Time

Russia’s kosher food factory Pinhas is launching cooking classes in Moscow

Patriarch Sets Off on Antarctic Adventure

Head of the Russian Orthodox Church Patriarch Kirill has flown to the Antarctic to conduct a historic religious service

Holy Leaders Come Face to Face

What to take from the meeting of the Russian Orthodox and Roman Catholic heads

Russian Hotels Ready for Muslim Guests

The hotel industry is adapting its services for Muslim and Chinese tourists

Slippers, a Thermos and a Prayer

Staying healthy and celebrating the Epiphany with a dip in icy water