Russian, Kyrgyz Muftis Grapple With Islamic Issues In Bishkek

BISHKEK — The chief muftis of Kyrgyzstan and Russia met in Bishkek this week to discuss issues facing Kyrgyz migrant workers in Russia, RFE/RL’s Kyrgyz Service reports. Kyrgyz Mufti Chubak-Hajji Jalilov and Ravil Gainutdin, chairman of the Russian Council of Muftis, talked about problems ranging from religious funerals for deceased labor migrants in Russia to […]