Uzbekistan branches out beyond Islam and Orthodoxy by Shukhrat Khurramov TASHKENT, Uzbekistan–Uzbeks traditionally profess one of two religions: Islam or Orthodox Christianity. The majority of the population (85 percent) identify as Muslim, and most follow the Hanafi sect of Sunni Islam. The country boasts 1,700 mosques and The Islamic Institute, where 10 madrassahs train future […]

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