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Muslims celebrate end of Ramadan

On Sunday millions of Muslims all over the world have started the Eid-al-Fitr festival, marking the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.

In Muslim tradition, Ramadan is a time of self-reflection and getting closer to God.

Eating, drinking, and smoking are considered distractions and are thus abstained from during the daytime.

Eid-al-Fitr marks the end of Ramadan and is usually devoted to feasting and spending time with one’s family. It is an official holiday in many Islamic states and is celebrated around the world.

In the Russian capital, thousands of people have gathered in one of the biggest and oldest mosques in Moscow for special morning prayers.

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