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ANGLO-SAXON "VALUES" AND THE MUSLIM EAST
24.08.2014 11:00 PM views: 157 comments: 0

    Today, not everyone knows that after all the United States won a worthy victory in the Muslim East: it was a victory in so-called Second Barbary War (1815) run by the United States against North African pirates. As a result of this war, .... 

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RUSSIAN-ARAB BUSINESS COUNCIL: WORKING FOR THE COMMON GOOD
13.08.2014 9:10 PM views: 214 comments: 0

With the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russia's relations with the Arab East began to go to a new level. Thus, in 2003, during the UN General Assembly in New York, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation and ...

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THE CHRONOLOGY OF THE LIFE OF PROPHET MUHAMMAD
07.08.2014 1:29 PM views: 273 comments: 0

    The first ever in the history of Islamic studies detailed life chronology of the founder of Islam. The proposed "Chronology of the life of the Prophet Muhammad" is an attempt to reconstruct the sequence of the most important events in the life of the founder of Islam with the greatest possible precision. Without claiming to be exhaustive, "Chronology" is intended to draw attention to...

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ON THE VITAL TASKS OF RUSSIAN ARABIC STUDIES
28.07.2014 12:44 PM views: 222 comments: 0

 To date, Russian Arabic studies achieved significant success. The publications in Arabic and Western languages of A.M. Vasiliev, A.A. Ignatenko, G.G. Kosach, I.Y. Krachkovsky, E.S. Melkumyan and other Russian Arabists, establishment in Russia of Arabic studying centers ...

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THE LIST OF MONOGRAPHS ABOUT THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD (published before 2012, in chronological order)
25.07.2014 12:07 PM views: 506 comments: 0

  The list of monographs about the Prophet Muhammad (published before 2012, in chronological order). Compiled by Pavel Gusterin, research associate of Russian Institute for Strategic Studies (RISS)

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ON TURKISH EDITION OF THE KORAN TRANSLATED BY D.N. BOGUSLAVSKIY
19.07.2014 1:57 PM views: 345 comments: 0

It's well-known that the majority of Muslims in Russia belongs to the peoples of the Volga region or to the peoples of the Caucasus. Author of the first published Russian translation of the Koran from Arabic Gordij Semenovich Sablukov was ...

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ABOUT ORTHODOX INTERCHURCH RELATIONS IN XVI–XVII CENTURIES
12.07.2014 9:59 AM views: 656 comments: 0

The beginning of communication of Orthodox churches traces its origin in the days when Russian patriarchate didn’t exist, i.e. until 1589. The representatives of the Orthodox Churches of the Middle East - Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem, which were under Ottoman domination in 1516-1517 years...



 
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CONTRIBUTION OF MARONITES INTO THE ARAB-EUROPEAN SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION IN XVI-XVIII CENTURIES
05.07.2014 7:06 AM views: 555 comments: 0

Maronites are one of the groups of Catholics of a special kind of Antioch (western Syrian) rite. This confession was called by the name of the monastery Beit Maroun, located near the tomb of St. Maro (d. 433), or according to another version, called after ...

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ON THE ATTITUDE OF RADICAL ISLAMISM TO GLOBALIZATION: EXPERT OPINION
28.06.2014 4:59 AM views: 506 comments: 0

   It’s a well-known fact that in the political sense Islamism has become a choice of some Arab people during the “Arab Spring”, for example, in Tunisia, for some time in Egypt. At the same time one can not deny that initially the islamization of Muslim societies is a movement in opposition to the West: peoples of poor Muslim countries realize that they will never join the prosperous states. Islamic radicalization as an extreme form of Islamism is an attack against the “golden billion”, which is the result of globalization. Appeals to religious consciousness, increased religious feelings of Muslims are manifestation of the complex of economic insolvency of the population of poor and underdeveloped Muslim countries.

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THE PRESENCE OF RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH IN THE ARAB WORLD
25.06.2014 1:03 PM views: 601 comments: 0

With the election of Patriarch of Moscow and All Russia, Metropolitan of Smolensk and Kaliningrad Kirill in February 2009 the activity of Russian Orthodox Church (ROC) outside Russia has significantly grown. The revitalization of the ROC abroad occurred due to the following reasons: 1) aspiration of new head of the ROC to strengthen its influence in the world; 2) establish cooperation of Russian Orthodox Church with government agencies, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs; 3) growth of the authority of Russia in the international arena, that manifests itself in respect to the ROC by the official authorities; 4) departure for permanent residence abroad of a large number of Russians who begin to experience the need for spiritual communication, including the nourishment of the Church, which requires the construction and opening of new parishes.

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