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Woman Who Translated Quran To Russian Confirmed Dead

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Valeria Porokhova, the author of an exegetical translation of the holy Quran has died at the age of seventy-nine.

Valeria’s son, Khalid Al-Roushd, author and presenter at RT Arabic, announced his mother’s death through a post on Facebook.

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Valeria Porokhova (1940- 2019) is a graduate of the Moscow State Pedagogical Institute of Foreign Languages. She worked as a lecturer for 18 years before going on to work at the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences.

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Valeria made the publication of her translation of the Quran to Russian in 1995. The translated publication is available in Russia, Asia and Caucasus.

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