Thousands of &to=http://english.pravda.ru/usa/2001/11/21/21510.html' target=_blank>Muslims celebrated the end of the month-long period of fasting and praying. In a cavernous hall decorated with gold balloons that read "Eid Mubarak," or Blessed Eid, they prayed together, bought toys and Islamic books at a bazaar, played in a carnival area and enjoyed baked chicken and cakes.
Russian President Vladimir Putin got the West worried again by signing Decree No. 915. The news did not produce any public effect in Russia