THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

LIQUIDATION OF CULT BUILDINGS IN THE TATAR AUTONOMOUS SOVIET SOCIALIST REPUBLIC IN 1930

2014. №2, pp. 47-58

Khayrutdinov Ramil R. - Ph.D. (History), Associate Professor, Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University; Institute of International Relations, History and Orientalism, 18 Kremlevskaya st., Kazan, Republic of Tatarstan, 420008, Russian Federation, ramilh64@mail.ru

The process of elimination of religious buildings in TASSR in 1930 is regarded in this article. During this period was irreparably damaged historical and cultural heritage of the country. As a result, anti-religious policies numerous unique architectural monuments which is an important part of the national heritage were lost. Particular attention is paid to the activities of the Museum departamet of the Republic, which in difficult conditions ideological dictatorship sought to preserve cultural heritage.

Key words: мечеть, церковь, Музейный отдел, ТАССР, антирелигиозная борьба, Союз воинствующих безбожников, культовая архитектура, историко-культурное наследие, антирелигиозная политика, mosque, church, museum department, TASSR, anti-religious struggle, League of Militant Atheists, religious architecture, historical and cultural heritage, anti-religious policy

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