80,000 Moscovites pray on Moscow streets at the end of Ramadan.

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    According to Yahoo.

    :eek: :eek:

    The good part is the government isn't stopping them.

    But there are so many of them in Moscow now. Who knew?

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    Mosqueovites.

    Who else garners so many folks praying in unison? I think prayer in itself is a good thing. When's the last time 80,000 Christians gathered for mass prayer? Or 80,000 of any sect/religion?

    I hate all their radical shit but I think this is kinda cool.
     
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    Russia has over 7 political parties represented in the Duma.
     
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    Could you expound upon that as it relates to the thread's subject matter?
     
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    Sure.

    The OP seems "amazed" that the government is "allowing" prayer.

    Newsflash: Russia has changed quite a bit. It's no longer an Oligarchy.

    True story. :thup:
     
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    Thanks.

    I didn't read that into the OP. I just read it as a statement of fact, which also read that "the government isn't stopping em".

    Just as I read your post.
     
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    I lived many years where the Russian government stopped anything remotely connected to independent thought.


    the fact that Russians of any religion can pray in peace without government interference qualifies as cool, even 20 years on
     
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    The system in Russia is a lot like USA. Federal Republics and Oblasts mostly decide their own stuff with their own legislation and Parliaments.
    There are several Russian Federal Republics which have majority Muslim population and these entities live in harmony within Russian system, but when it comes to International media attention it is always about independence-seeking Ingushets, Dagestanis or some elements within Chechens.
     
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