Despite a reawakening of interest in Islam in the region, the fundamentalist currents that have rocked other Islamic societies in recent years are not evident in ‘Tatarstan and Bashkortostan. Overtly Islamic political parties have not been very active in the republics by DAWN JAMISON NOWACKI THE VERY TERM “ISLAMIC FUNDAMENTALism” symbolizes religious fanaticism, terrorism, backward […]

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