Scholars debate what exactly constitutes an empire. Generally, they may define an empire as a state that extends dominion over areas and populations distinct culturally and ethnically from the culture/ethnicity at the center of power. This list is intended to show some of the States, Empires, or Dynasties that were ruled by a Muslim elite, or were in some way central to or a part of the Empire. Many Muslim empires had strong influences on the visual arts, architecture, music and food.
The gala concert of Tatarstan masters of Arts within the days of culture of Tatarstan was held on August 19 at the Moscow International House of Music (Svetlanov Hall). The event was attended by President of the Republic of Tatarstan R.N. Minnikhanov.
Turkey is a beautiful place, located at the southwestern extremity of Asia and at the southeastern extremity of Europe. With territories in two continents, Turkey is a bridge between them and at the same time a door leading from one to the other.
Bachu-Mesedu Rasulova is an author of over thirty books, winner of the Russian National Literary Prize of A.S. Griboyedov, a member of the Union of Writers of Russia, member of the Union of Journalists of Russia, a member of the Literary Fund of Russia. She awarded the medal "For contribution to Russian literature" and the Gold Medal of "Imam Shamil", certificates of Dagestan.
As part of the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies 2015, an international conference took place in Paris.