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Russia to launch new Islamic TV channel
Russia to launch new Islamic TV channel

It would be dedicated to broadcasting in the Russian language about Islamic topics for Russia’s Muslim population.

World Bulletin/News Desk

Russia plans to establish a new Islamic television channel for the country’s Muslims in August, RFE/RL reported. 

The deputy chairman of the Russian Muslim’s Religious Directorate for European Regions, Damir Mukhitdinov, told RFE/RL that the new channel’s name will be Al-TV.

He said it would be dedicated to broadcasting in the Russian language about Islamic topics for Russia’s Muslim population.

A public religious council consisting of leading Kremlin-backed Islamic clerics will oversee the channel’s activities.



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