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In Photos: Muslims in Russia Celebrate Eid al-Adha

Muslims across Russia this week are celebrating the holy festival of Eid al-Adha, or "The Feast of Sacrifice," the second and largest of the two main holidays celebrated in Islam.

The holiday, which this year takes place from June 28-July 1, commemorates the prophet Ibrahim's willingness to sacrifice his son on God's orders.

At Moscow's Cathedral Mosque, hundreds of worshippers took part in prayers: