Trends of Islam in Russia

Ahmet Yarlykapov, Senior Researcher at the Center for the Regional Security and Caucasus Studies at the MGIMO University, Russia, commented on the main points of the Valdai Paper titled "Russian Islam and the Situation in the Middle East", the mutual interaction of Russian Islamic areas and the Middle East region. He thoroughly explains development trends of Russian Islam, the influence of radical Islamist movements and political situation in the Middle East.