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    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    • Moscow Unveils Biggest Mosque in Europe
    © AP Photo / Pavel Golovkin
    Initially, the mosque was built in 1904, and undergone several reconstructions since that time.

    Above: The silhouette of the Moscow Cathedral Mosque against the sky brightened by the rising sun.

    The Cathedral Mosque, the largest in Europe, was inaugurated in Moscow on September 23. The opening ceremony was attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, foreign leaders, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and a number of foreign delegations.

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