On Monday the Russia – Islamic World strategic vision group started receiving nominations for the 2018 Minnikhanov Award, named after the RIW Group Chairman and Tatarstan President Rustam Minnikhanov.

deadline for Nominations is October 25, 2018.

The best effort will be awarded with a prize of 500,000 roubles.

It will go to the best article or report (at least 12 pages long, Times New Roman, size 12), TV report, show or film (at least 12 minutes long), highlighting high spiritual values of Islam, tolerance and focus on peace and justice.

The award jury includes:

Jury Chairman:

Vitaly Naumkin, professor, PhD holder, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Vice-President for Research at the Institute of Oriental Studies, member of the research board of the Russian International Affairs Council.

Jury members:

Said Kyamilev

Yury Mikhailov

Rafik Mukhametshin

Albir Krganov

Ekaterina Podkolzina


Word format for text documents.

Photos and illustrations in jpeg, png, and gif, no longer than 1,000 pixels wide.

Video shall be presented as a Youtube link. Audio shall be an mp3 file (as an attached file or a link for download) no bigger than 15 MB.

Candidates can submit applications just once. Time of publication is not limited.

The application should also carry the author’s full name, position (freelancers are also welcome), and contacts (email and phone number).

No amendments or additions are allowed following the publication on the website.

A confirmation will be sent after you file your application.

Please send your applications to: award@rusisworld.com

By sending your applicationm you give your consent to the processing of your personal data

If you have any questions regards the rules, please contact the organizing committee via the email above for clarification.