Putin Pledges Support to Islamic Schools

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Russian President Vladimir Putin announced Thursday at a meeting with Muslim clergy that he supported a “revival of Islamic education in Russia,” as a way to tackle radicalization and “destructive” ideas. “Traditional Islam is an integral part of the Russian cultural code, and the Muslim Ummah [community], without any doubt, is a very important component of…