February 14, 2023, 18:00
Russian propaganda has a significant impact on how Muslims in other countries view the war in Ukraine. Aider Rustemov, Mufti of Crimea, Head of the Spiritual Administration of Muslims of Crimea, made this statement during a briefing at the Media Center Ukraine — Ukrinform.
“Informational activities have a crucial role to play, since Russian propaganda in the Muslim world is potent. Many Muslims around the world say: “This is not a war of Muslims. This is a war of one Christian state against another. Are there any Muslims after all? You have to be neutral.” We always clarify the fact that Muslims are present here. There are at least 4 Muslim spiritual administrations, and a lot of other Muslim public organizations. The Muslims community here is numerous, and we are defending our homeland that Russia is invading. It’s a huge job,” Rustemov said.
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