ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN: Islamic worshippers gather outside the Great Mosque during Friday Muslim prayers in Almaty in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan. It was completed in 1999 after six years of... more 
ALMATY, KAZAKHSTAN: Islamic worshippers gather outside the Great Mosque during Friday Muslim prayers in Almaty in the central Asian republic of Kazakhstan. It was completed in 1999 after six years of construction on the site of an old mosque. Under Soviet communist rule, religion was suppressed in Kazakhstan and many other countries of the former USSR. less 
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