Diplomatic relations between Russia (RSFSR) and Turkey (the Government of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, TBMM) were established on June 3, 1920. The 2020 joint issue is devoted to architecture.
The Moscow Cathedral Mosque is the major mosque in Moscow and one of the largest masjids in Russia and Europe. The first building of the mosque was built in 1904, and on September 23, 2015, a new mosque was opened. The renewed mosque is a six-storied building in the Byzantine style with several different-sized minarets, turrets and domes. The height of the leaf-gilded chief dome is 46 meters and its diameter is 27 meters. Each of the two main minarets is 78 meters high.