A Koran billed as the world's largest is to be presented to the leader of the Russian republic of Tatarstan.
Islamic leaders from across the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) have opened a two-day forum in Moscow on religious developments since the end of the Soviet Union 20 years ago.
Five women in Ufa, the capital of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan, have begun a hunger strike demanding overdue apartments they have paid for.
The leader of the unofficial Crimean Tatar Assembly (Medjlis), Mustafa Dzhemilev, has questioned the choice of Ukrainian Interior Minister Anatoly Mohylyov as prime minister of Ukraine's Autonomous Republic of Crimea.
The Russian opposition Yabloko party has published its election program in 15 languages spoken in the Russian Federation in what it says is a response to the November 4 marches by nationalists across the country.
A new monument to Soviet founder Vladimir Lenin has been unveiled in Ufa, the capital of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan.
The official head of Russia's Muslim community says the new central mosque in Moscow will be inaugurated and ready for worship in 2014-2015.
Officials in the Russian republic of Tatarstan say a radioactive substance found in a baggage compartment in a Moscow-Kazan plane over the weekend posed no health hazard.
Experts from the region and beyond are gathering in Kazan to discuss how to preserve Turkic languages in a rapidly globalizing world.
A Tatar activist has been fined after being detained at an annual commemoration of the conquest of Kazan by Ivan the Terrible.
Tatarstan's chief mufti says he sent a protest letter to the Russian republic's Culture Ministry about the "immoral background" of some actresses who attended the Muslim Film Festival held last month in Kazan.
The prison terms of two Bashkir journalists sentenced for propagating extremism and igniting interethnic hatred have been reduced by the Supreme Court in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan.