The Role of Religion in Interfaith Relations of the Republic of Bashkortostan. Analytical review

Schensnovich V.N.

Abstract

160 nationalities and ethnic groups live in the multiconfessional and multi-ethnic Republic of Bashkortostan. There are about 20 different religions and religious groups represented there. Islam and Orthodoxy are the most numerous, their associations make up more than 90% of all religious organizations. The articles on the basis of sociological surveys consider interfaith relations in the republic, positive and negative trends in their development.

Keywords

Republic of Bashkortostan; believers; Moslems; Orthodox; confessional identity; interfaith relations; state-confessional relations; missionary work; religious organizations; Central Spiritual Governance for Moslems of the Russian Federation; CSGM of the Republic of Bashkortostan; ROC.

DOI: 10.31249/rimm/2022.02.03

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