Why some Russian women embraced Islam

Despite the fact, that a majority of people in Russia belong to the Russian Orthodox Christian faith, Muslim womenMuslims are not considered exotic or alien in the country. Unlike European countries, where Islam was brought in by migrants, in Russia many indigenous peoples professed Islam for centuries and lived side by side with Christians. However, during the Soviet era, all religions were frowned upon. The collapse of communism led to a rapid return to Orthodox Christianity and Islam….more: rbth.com