Moscow Officials Demolish City’s Oldest Mosque

MOSCOW — Moscow authorities have demolished the Central Mosque, the Russian capital’s oldest, RFE/RL’s Tatar-Bashkir Service reports. The mosque on Moscow’s Vypolzovy Street was built in 1904 on the initiative and with the financial support of Tatar businessman Salikh Yerzin. It was torn down on September 11. Rushan Abbasov, the head of the Central Mosque’s […]