RELIGIOUS DIVERSITY - for National Geographic
In Kazan, Russia, a small courtyard separates the local Russian Orthodox church from a neighboring mosque. Since Tsar Ivan the Terrible conquered the city in 1552, relations between the two religions—Christianity and Islam—have been anything but easy. But, as National Geographic reporter Sergey Gordeev found, the two faiths recently have found more than just a physical common ground.
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This summer, as the soccer world turns its attention to Russia for the FIFA Confederations Cup tournament, National Geographic is partnering with Fox Sports to go beyond the matches and showcase some of the country’s most unique people, places, history, and culture. Follow along as our reporter and Moscow native Sergey Gordeev takes you on a daily journey through his home country.
Videos originally broadcast during Fox Sports coverage of the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 in Russia.