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Russia takes over Gulen school for alleged ties with Islamist sect
Ankara, Turkey - Turkish media and TV stations reported on Thursday that the administration of Fethullah Gulen’s Turkish school in St.Petersburg has been taken over by Russian authorities due to suspicions that this and other Gulen schools in the country were tied to the Nur Islamist religious order. The Nur religious order is a moderate Islamic movement which supports dialogue, goodwill and understanding between religions and opposes all form of violence. Gulen is a member of the Nur order.
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