A growing number of mosques in Tatarstan seeking independence from the official representatives of the clergy — Spiritual Board of Muslims of the country. Part of the imams do not agree with religious doctrine, and some lead and political arguments.
In their view, the government is trying to put pressure on the Muslims and use them to their advantage.
Against this background, the idea is gaining popularity construction caliphate — a Muslim state. In this part of the faithful believed that to achieve it, you can use only peaceful means, but some do not rule out armed struggle.
Correspondent reporting from Kazan Russian service Bi-bi-si Olga Ivshyna.