Russia allows Muslim women to wear headscarves in ID photos

Jan. 11, 2013, 5:58 p.m. | Interfax-Ukraine

Muslim women who come to Russia to work have received permission from the Russian government to wear hijabs, traditional veils that cover the head but leave the face uncovered, when having their photos taken for identification papers.
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Moscow - Muslim women who come to Russia to work have received permission from the Russian government to wear hijabs, traditional veils that cover the head but leave the face uncovered, when having their photos taken for identification papers.

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