The Muslim Military Clergy of the Russian Empire at the End of the XVIIIth - Beginning of the XXth Century

  •  Ramil R. Khayrutdinov    
  •  Khalim M. Abdullin    


The urgency of the problem under investigation is primarily concerned with the significance of historical experience of interaction between a Muslim clergy and a military department of the Russian Empire for over a century and a half period of time. The article focuses on exploring the status and functioning of the institution of a Muslim clergy of the Russian Empire at the end of the eighteenth - beginning of the twentieth centuries. The leading technique to the study of this problem is based on a comprehensive overview of scientific literature and other sources of information. The authors observed the establishment and development of the regulatory framework for a Muslim military clergy. The structure, functions and powers of Muslim clerics in the military department are reviewed. The interaction of a Muslim clergy with certain troops and the military department in general is analyzed.

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  • ISSN(Print): 1913-9063
  • ISSN(Online): 1913-9071
  • Started: 2008
  • Frequency: bimonthly

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