Aina Gamzatova. Photo: Russian Institute for Strategic Studies

25 December 2017, 18:20

Wife of Dagestani Mufti nominates herself for Russian presidency

Aina Gamzatova, the editor-in-chief of the "Islam" magazine and the wife of the Mufti of Dagestan, has sent documents to the Russian Central Election Commission (CEC) asking to register her as a candidate.

The "Caucasian Knot" has reported that the presidential election will be held on March 18, 2018. The election campaign was launched on December 18.

Aina (Patimat) Gamzatova is a Muslim journalist, an adviser to the Mufti of the Republic of Dagestan for relations with the authorities, the editor-in-chief of the "Islam" magazine, and the wife of Akhmad Abdulaev, the Mufti of Dagestan, the "Makhachkala Izvestia" reports.

Full text of the article is available on the Russian page of 24/7 Internet agency ‘Caucasian Knot’.

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