Believers from Dagestan make the majority taking part in pilgrimage to Mecca made by the faithful from Russia

DAGESTAN, October 21, Caucasus Times – At least six thousand faithful from Dagestan will be taking part in pilgrimage to Mecca this year, Caucasus Times correspondent reports citing the republic’s Spiritual body of clerics. The authorities of Saudi Arabia put a maximum number of pilgrims from Russia at 9 thousand to be admitted to Mecca. The journey of faithful to Mecca this year begins on November 15.

Rashid Kaplanov, Makhachkala, Caucasus Times

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